[a custom-made piece of jewelry] or [a custom-made jewelry item]

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bennyfriendly

Senior Member
korean
I have made up an example below.

(ex) John and his wife are planning to celebrate the golden jubilee of their marriage next month. He wants to go to a local store and order a custom-made jewelry item for her.

My non-native English speaking friends think the phrase in orange is wrong. They suggest changing it to "a custom-made piece of jewelry".

Is my phrase in orange really wrong? Thank you very much for your help.
 
  • PaulQ

    Banned
    UK
    English - England
    Listen to your friends - their suggestion is somewhat more idiomatic. However, I would say "a piece of custom-made jewelry".
     
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