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Does the word jewelry have anything to do with word Jew or Jewish people ????

by on Sunday, March 27, 2016 7:26:00 PM

No, it doesn't seem to. We've checked all over & can't really find a link. However the Jewish peoples have been involved in the diamond & gold business historically. Whenever I'd ask my father Sam Spiegel (some of his relatives had a surname of Gold) but he would start making up stories, but no solid real answer. YES, there are several Jewish surnames with such an etymological relation, due to their historic involvement in the jewelry business. The singer Neil Diamond for instance, has a...

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