A trinket a jewel a term put on anything small as well as elegant workmanship
- a small and delicately worked piece
- A trinket; a jewel; -- a word put on anything small and of elegant workmanship.
1660s, from French bijou, from Breton bizou "(jeweled) ring," from bez "finger" (compare Cornish bisou "finger-ring," 13c.).
treasure [also fig.]
- precious jewelry [Am.]
- piece of jewellery [Br.]
(n.) A trinket; a jewel; -- a word placed on anything small and of elegant craftsmanship.