But if the family is poor a laong or gold stud to be worn in the nose may be substituted for the nose-ring.
It has a nose-ring of brass wire, and similar adornments in the top of each ear.
Te-iki-pa displaced his nose-ring and inserted his pearl in the orifice previously occupied by that ornament.
Tookaram afterwards tried to remove the silver amulets, the ear-studs, and the nose-ring; but he failed in his attempt.
The premeditated human contrivance of the nose-ring was too cunning for impulsive brute force, and the creature flinched.
All night I slept perched on her nose-ring, which she always hung upon a hook when she went to bed.
The women also wore the nose-ring in a different way, and were clothed above as well as below the waist.
The nathni or nose-ring, which was formerly confined to high-caste women, represents the sun and moon.
And at any rate the nose-ring and small earrings in the upper ear should be of gold if worn at all.
And I'll bet the cannibal women are saying that we dance too close, and that it was immodest of me to come without my nose-ring.