Mental Jewelry is the debut studio album by the band Live, released under the name Live, released on December 31, 1991. The band had previously released the album The Death of a Dictionary under the name Public Affection, under which it also released the EP Divided Mind, Divided Planet.
A music video was filmed for "Operation Spirit". The video was filmed when the band were still calling themselves Public Affection.
On June 30, 2017, Live announced a reissue of Mental Jewelry as a two-CD set, with the first CD containing the original album and the three outtakes and the second CD containing a full concert. Cassette and vinyl reissues were also announced.