"@Thank you Ayis. Sometimes I wear them (normally only when it is hot and I put up my hair, because with open hair one can lose them too easily. ........ there was a time when I lost quite a number of items a few years ago (not hairpins but pendants…"
"I have another idea regarding their exact use or origin but need to see the back to have it confirmed
but here is a first clue to try to find out:
when the hoop will go through the ear lobe the main pendant will be hanging too low, almost rubbing…"