The well defined design of flowers within flowers were formed by the repousse method of decorating in this silver “locket”. It measures 2.25 inches across in every direction. A sturdy ring has been soldered onto one side to hold the chain attachment which measures. 6 inches. The kiss closure is secure and the hinge is solid. There is a silver stamp inside. What was the purpose of this device? Anything that would fit. There are no hints of it’s use in it. Condition: darkened silver with age. No flaws detected.