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Question: In an Illinois Chapter 7 filing, how is wedding jewelry handled? Is it part of the personal property exemption or a separate exemption? Response: It is not handled separately. It is part of your personal property exemption—wearing apparel, books, etc. and your Wild Card exemption. See 735 ILCS 5/12-1001(a) and (b) (Wild Card exemption):