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Reloj, Portuguese for "time piece". An article of Portuguese peasant jewelry in the form of an earring or a pendant that has in the centre a decoration in the form of a rosette (that somewhat resembles the dial of a clock, hence the name) but that has the overall appearance of an ornate heart and bow-knot, such as was popular in the 18th century.
From: An Illustrated Dictionary of Jewelry, autor: Harold Newman, publishers: Thames and Hudson