This is a beautiful Faberge egg created in sterling silver and then gilded in 24 karat gold. It is then enameled with several layers of multicolored enamel.This technique of enameling is an extremely delicate and highly labor- intensive one involving hand application of translucent colored enamel and then firing it at very high temperatures. Each egg is enameled by hand with up to seven layers of enamel. This Faberge egg is done is a gorgeous turquoise enamel with black enamel detailing, a center clear crystal and a red stone on the bottom. It measures about 3/4" in length and width. A beauty!!!