The back contains a frame that would hold a piece of hair of picture. The pin, hinge and C-style clasp are not gold which is common for this type of brooch. It measures 1 3/4" long by 1 1/2" high and weighs 16.4 grams. This brooch is in beautiful original condition, with original patina and other than the 1 missing turquoise it is in superb condition especially when you consider it is over 150 years old! The item "Etruscan Revival Mourning Brooch Pin 14K Gold Persian Turquoise Victorian C1860" is in sale since Tuesday, November 28, 2017.This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Victorian, Edwardian 1837-1910\Pins, Brooches". The seller is "losttreasurestoo" and is located in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. This item can be shipped worldwide.