Silver-topped 18K yellow gold, ruby and diamond lizard brooch. Set with 51 round single-cut and round brilliant cut diamonds weighing approximately 1.55 carats and 16 round faceted rubies weighing approximately 1.70 carats. Meriwether McGettigan has been in the jewelry business for more than 30 years. Her unique boutique has the rarefied feel of an elite European club, catering to a global clientele whose tastes run to vintage Tiffany, Lalaounis, Cartier, Verdura, Van Cleef & Arpels, and other fine jewelers, as well as spectacular artisanal pieces from around the world. Meriwether frequently lectures at various venues to collectors, enthusiasts, and industry insiders on jewelry from the Retro Period (1930s and ‘40s) and important 20th-century designers.