Green Crested Lizard Ornament


I set out intending to model the lovely smooth, curvy common garden lizard – but my attention was captured by the wonderfully charismatic head and crest of the Green Crested Lizard, with his throat pouch and his somewhat stiff and angular body.

In my opinion, this little guy isn’t complete without a little fly, who is affectionately known as “Dinner”.


Inspiration for my Green Crested Lizard

For a number of years now, I have kept a jewellery design notebook and, alongside frogs, lizard designs were amongst the first entries – so a lizard pendant was inevitable. And modelling this lizard ornament was a necessary step in getting to the final lizard design.

Basically I completely fell in love with a photograph of a green crested lizard clinging precariously to a rock face and just had to model it in that position for my pendant. However, once I sat there with the photos ready, I realised that I was in danger of getting it all wrong. I decided that the only way that I was going to get the arms and legs in the right places was if I modelled a green crested lizard standing normally – and hence my lizard ornament.

Once I had modelled him properly, I cast him back into wax and manipulated the body and legs into that fabulous rock-clinging pose. My lizard pendant has since been one of my biggest stars.


Sterling Silver

Hallmarked or Makers Mark:



The length of the body, without tail, is approximately 53mm and width between the back feet is 57mm. Overall length is approx. 110mm (depending on the curvature of the tail)

Shipping information

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Order leadtimes

I aim to keep a small stock of each item, including popular sizes, at all times. Should an item be out of stock or made to order, order leadtime is normally 3-4 weeks.

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