The top of the lid has a Gilden metal oval piece with a handle on it that is circular and it is a serpent eating its tail which is the rebirth of life symbol. The motif around the gold gilded center are thistles acorns pinecones and flowers with leaves.
It is such a stunning blue color that is see-through when the light shines through. If you have any questions at all or would like more photos please feel free to ask, thank you for looking. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Jewelry Care, Design & Repair\Jewelry Boxes, Organizers & Packaging". The seller is "kats--kloset" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, Korea, South, Indonesia, Taiwan, South Africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Norway, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Republic of, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Panama, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei Darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French Guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman Islands, Liechtenstein, Sri Lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macau, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay, Costa Rica, Trinidad and Tobago, Guatemala, Honduras.