earbob

ear·bob

 (îr′bŏb′)
n. Chiefly Southern US

earbob

(ˈɪərˌbɒb)
n
(Jewellery) Southern US a ring or ornamentation for the ear
References in classic literature ?
The moment he produced the glittering earbobs, the whimpering and whining of the sempiternal beldame was at an end.
She left a phone number, which connects to her Parliament House office in Canberra, so she could be contacted once the earbob has been found.
I didn't have to throw any sparkly earbobs into the Franklin stove, but the "household goods and personal effects" I'll be allowed to keep are a fraction of the things I've collected over the years.
Even his ears, which he had pierced and hung with red earbobs, seemed to have been crushed to the side of his head.
The Wind Done Gone tips its hat to this famous illustration, showing a photograph of a beautiful Black woman--surely Randall's narrator Cynara, Rhett Butler's mulatta mistress and later wife--seated at a table, quill in hand, dressed elegantly if flashily in satins and laces, earbobs dangling amidst glossy curls.