In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- The emerald pendant was round in shape, with silver and gold twisting over it like roots.
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- Around her neck was a silver pendant encasing a smooth piece of amber.
- After showing him the pendant hanged around my neck, his face showed confusion.
- There was a pewter pendant with a gold chain sitting on it.
- A pendant hung on the chain, nestled in between her collarbones.
- Around his neck hung a silver pendant wrought elegantly into the shape of a dragon.
- Reaching underneath her clothes for the sapphire pendant hanging from the gold chain around her neck, she closed and eyes and kissed it softly as she does every morning.
- Around his neck hung a golden pendant on a thin but sturdy chain.
- When the pendant hung around my neck, my mother smiled, ‘It looks beautiful on you Isabel.’
- It was a simple gold chain with a unicorn pendant hanging on the end of it.
- The men wore gold chains, pendants, girdles, and finger rings.
- Gold and silver jewellery pendants, earrings and bracelets in the shape of hearts, have made their appearance.
- My palm was clammy from holding onto the gold pendant hanging from my neck for so long in the summer temperature.
- He tied a ribbon around her neck with a diamond pendant hanging from it.
- Police said the assailants cornered him in the yard and ripped off two gold chains and a pendant valued $4,000.
- They took a disc pendant on a gold chain that the father had given his wife on their wedding day and also his wife's engagement ring.
- He unwrapped it to reveal a ruby pendant which hung on a gold chain.
- The necklace with a diamond pendant hung from her neck.
- Like a pirate reaching into a treasure chest, he brandishes myriad gold chains, pendants, watches, bracelets and rings.
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