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Fur Trade Era Silver Cross & Trade Bead Necklace

Currency:USD Category:American Indian Art / Art - Jewelry Start Price:40.00 USD Estimated At:60.00 - 80.00 USD
Fur Trade Era Silver Cross & Trade Bead Necklace
Antique Fur Trade Era Silver Cross of Lorraine and Trade Bead Necklace, necklace measures 24''L end to end, cross pendant measures 1.5'' x 1'', cross is marked WM, FYI: ''The Cross of Lorraine design was used by silversmiths during the Fur Trade in North America (1680 -1820). When certain Native American groups first saw the cross they thought that it was a dragon fly, which in their culture is a sacred being that took prayers to the Great Spirit on their behalf.''