J for Jewellery. And for Jewelry. Just to complicate the Blogging from A to Z challenge.
What’s the difference? There is no difference other than the spelling: Jewellery is the British spelling, jewelry the American.
When you search online, you will get different results depending on the database you are searching in.
If you want to search the collections of Victoria & Albert Museum (UK) you get more hits for jewellery than for jewelry, and vice versa if you search the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston (US).
So, in case you are getting hooked on this idea of exploring jewellery online, keep this difference in mind.
Mind you, the more we rely on automatic spellchecking, the more it depends on the settings on our computer. If we don’t watch out, we will all be gently directed towards a microsofty US spelling system, and before we know it we don’t know anymore how to spell jewellery the good old British way. Mind you, this may also just be some European paranoia…