According to Wikipedia "The term tussie-mussie comes from the reign of Queen Victoria (1837–1901), when the small bouquets became a popular fashion accessory. Typically, tussie-mussies include floral symbolism from the language of flowers, and therefore may be used to send a message to the recipient." This Tussie Mussie is a rich gilt metal with green rhinestones. It looks like a topiary! Measures 3 inches by 1 1/4 inches.