Nicky Butler Gemstone Sterling Silver "Lizard" Brooch
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Overview & Details
Nicky turns to desert-dwelling, fast-walking reptiles for this utterly charming design. Ornate silverwork brings the lizard look to life, while perfectly placed gems offer winks of color. Bold and distinctive, it's jewelry that scampers to the head of the "critter couture" pack.
Good to Know
|Gem Choices:||Garnet or Green Chalcedony|
|Measurements:||Approx. 3-1/4"L x 1-11/16"W|
|Metal Type:||Sterling Silver|
|Finish:||Oxidized, polished, texured|
|Country of Origin:||India|
Stone Information (all sizes and weights approximate)
|Total Carat Weight:||Garnet - 4.95ct (4.85ct garnet, 0.10ct honey topaz), 3.76ct (3.66ct green chalcedony, 0.10ct green topaz)|
|Garnet:||Round (2.5mm, 3mm, 4mm, 5mm); mined in Africa|
|Enhanced Honey Topaz:||Round (2.5mm); mined in Brazil|
|Enhanced Green Topaz:||Round (2.5mm); mined in Brazil|
|Color-Enhanced Green Chalcedony:||Round (2.5mm, 3mm, 4mm, 5mm), mined in India|
|Garnet:||Garnets on back; honey topaz eyes|
|Green Chalcedony:||Green chalcedonies on back; green topaz eyes|
Looks like the real thing!
I live in LA where we have a lot of these little visitors so I bought the green version to wear on my casual denim jackets. The stones are first quality and the colors are deep and well-matched.ladyprof, LAWas this review helpful? 4 out of 4 found this review helpful
Too big for me
This lizard is huge. If you like big brooches, then this is for you. It overpowers everything else.amberdrop, MAWas this review helpful? 2 out of 2 found this review helpful
Jewelry designer Nicky Butler delivers creative gemstone jewelry with a global flair. His unique designs have a decidedly multi-cultural feel, as if each were a one-of-a-kind creation, plucked from the collection of an obscure artisan in some mysterious, faraway marketplace. These gallery-worthy designs combine multiple gemstones with antique-style settings and other unique finishes, for a look you won’t find anywhere else. Collect them all!
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