Mexican artisans Esteban and Cesar Vazquez replicates the legendary art of aztec. It is fine crushed marble with white cement (rough sandy texture), mounted on black wood base. Glass black eyes. Chalchiuhtlicue is the aztec goddes of runnig water and springs, rivers and lakes, who brings fertility to crops. Her name means " Woman of the jade Skirt". or " Lady Precious Green Stone Skirt". She is depicted with water-lilies, dressed in watery blues and greens, and some times has quetzal-feathers in her hair. She is the elder sister or consort to Tlaloc, the rain god. Though Tlaloc was a benevolent god, many children and babies were sacrificed to Him. If the children cried on the way to being killed, it a sing that rain would come, and the populace rejoiced. found at archeological sites. The statues are 100% handcrafted. The artifact measures 3 1/2" by 6 1/2" about 2 lbs.