This is an antique cameo from the 1870s that has a glass in the back for hair or photo. Right now it has hair. (see photos) It has a carved ivory scene of 3 doves drinking from a fountain (a symbol of motherhood) It is beautifully carved with a handmade setting of gold over brass. It is a brooch and has a good pin in the rear. It is also hair jewelry and has hair in the rear with a glass over it. It can swivel so you can show the hair or the image of the carved ivory doves. It measures 2 1/2 inches from top to bottom.