This beautiful large Native American thunderbird pendant has one turquoise cabochon towards a green color horizontal across the breast. This piece is sandcast & one of a kind from the Taos Pueblo in New Mexico. Coin silver - 90% silver + 10% copper for strength. Nice integrated built on bale, includes the sterling silver ball chain shown. The sandcast method was developed by Navajo silversmiths in the mid 1800s.