This is a lovely very old brooch. The closure is a safety pin closure. It is a very nice collar or lapel brooch. It has black and white enameling and a decorative little metal bow tie and curled top. Nice for the top of your blouse or on a lapel. One inch tall and 1 1/2 inch wide. For you from Kansas A great gift for you friend that is having a birthday. They just don't make them like this anymore. It will come in a velvet bag and gift box. For you from Kansas!