Veronica Poblano is from the greater Teddy Weahkee family of carvers. Her father was noted and iconic Zuni carver Leo Poblano (d), nephew of Teddy Weahkee (d).
Presented on a carved black lip shell leaf, is this marvelous bird made from lapis lazuli. Its head is overlaid with rare Spiderweb turquoise and inlaid with lapis eyes. A lovely Sleeping Beauty turquoise cabochon with red coral embellish the body of this feathered friend that's permanently resting a top crushed turquoise and lapis pieces. Veronica's sterling silver signature label is attached. About 2 1/4" long, 1 1/4" wide and 1" tall.