Who Is Goddess Chalchiuhtlicue?

Chalchiuhtlicue is an Aztec water goddess. 

Chalchiuhtlicue means "Jade Skirt" or "Lady Precious Green" and is the mother of lakes, streams, and the sea. 

She is a fertility goddess who preside over childbirth and blesses babies at their first bath. 

She is shown wearing water lily-patterned clothes and clutching a rattle in her hands. 

Chalchiuhtlicue's shrines and temples were constructed along streams and irrigation ditches, and she is mostly revered by people who rely on water for their livelihood.