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Jarretière (French for "garter"), a type of metal bracelet having the appearance of a strap with a buckle on one end and a mordant at the other, the buckle sometimes being in the form of a slide and occasionally having a pointed tongue.
From: An Illustrated Dictionary of Jewelry, autor: Harold Newman, publishers: Thames and Hudson