This beautiful pendant was handmade by Zuni artist Amilia Calavaza. It features an intricate snake and Turquoise nugget design. The detail on this piece is exquisite, from the hand shaped bezels the Sleeping Beauty Turquoise nuggets are set into, to the tiny turquoise inlaid eyes of the snake.
Amilia Calavaza is the daughter in law of the famous Effie Calavaza. Effie is well known for her style of jewelry making and has passed her skills along with her hallmark down to all of her daughters including amelia.