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Tiny articles in the form of normal pieces of jewelry (e.g. bracelets and brooches) made in extremely small sizes, to be placed on mannequin dolls to display fashions current in the 19th century. Such pieces are distinct from some jewelry specially made in small sizes for use by children.
From: An Illustrated Dictionary of Jewelry, autor: Harold Newman, publishers: Thames and Hudson