The entire compact and chain are sterling silver. The back of the compact is engraved with a name we can't quite make out. The hinged lid has a repousse (raised in relief from the back or inside) floral design in it. Compact measures 1 3/4" in diameter x 1/2" tall and a hang length of 3 1/2 which includes the chain. This item is made of sterling silver and glass mirror.