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A type of earring that has an upper ornament suspended just below the lobe of the ear and then another ornament (sometimes detachable, to be worn separately) attached as a drop. Such earrings were popular in the 18th and 19th centuries.
From: An Illustrated Dictionary of Jewelry, autor: Harold Newman, publishers: Thames and Hudson