My quest for re-creating these snakes began when I saw one of Clint’s “Man With No Name” guns on display at the Autry Museum in Los Angeles in 2005. By the way Robert Conrad, in the TV series The Wild Wild West, used the very same snakes on his revolver. Every detail of this reproduction is accurate to a fault. Short face, large eye, long tongue (not forked) and scales down the belly. The shape of the mouth, top coil large and bottom coil small. The tail is in the classic “J” hook with round rattles. The diamond patterns on the body are even the exact number, curved in shape, and in the exact place on the body as the original. Special tools were made to replicate the dots inside the diamonds and place them in the same pattern. They are made from 100% new Sterling Silver. They are exact mirror images of eachother. I worked on casting and inlaying prototypes for two years starting in 2015. (After carving waxes you don’t know how they will look until you cast them and inlay them). I spent spent four months looking at the smallest details, comparing mine to to the originals (my photographs) and making minuet changes. Two years, four versions and eight master castings later, I guarantee these are the closest to the originals ever made.