I'm left speechless...awed....These are earrings from Karnataka, India from the 18th/early 19th century. They are made of 22k gold, pearls & lac (which is a natural material often used to stabilize repouse) & rubies.
Gold ear pendants, GINTLI, India, Andhra Pradesh, ca 1900. A pair of gold ear pendants, GINTILI with JHIMKi, consisting of a small top, and suspended dome shaped pendant, JHIMKI, decorated with granulation and hung with bunches of small pearls. India, Andhra Pradesh / Karnataka (Mysore), ca 1900