Zīnah_wa_khazīnah: (Arabic: zīnah: beautykhazīnah: treasury), an Arab saying meaning beauty and wealth in one. In nomadic cultures wealth was portable and jewellery and precious garments were made not only as wearable works of art and status but also as a practical method of guarding and securing precious assets by keeping them close to their owners. Similar phrases are common around the Arab world, for example in North African Arab countries such as Libya they say: al hadīd_lil_shadīd.