$1,250.00

SKU: US21445 Category: Product ID: 6869

Description

NECKLACE – WITH SILVER CROSS – DECORATED TUBULAR GLASS/FLAT BEADS, IVORY WHITE & BLUE, WITH A VERY THIN SHEET SILVER DECORATED DOUBLE BAR CROSS WITH TOUCH MARK “JK” AT TOP OF CROSS AND “HB/BEAVER” TOUCH MARK IN CENTER (INTRODUCED IN 1790). FROM HAMMOND STATION, NY. HUDSON BAY WAS GRANTED TRADE RIGHTS IN NORTH AMERICA AS EARLY AS 167O. “JK” WAS JOHN KINZIE, A FAMOUS SILVERSMITH WHO WORKED AT QUEBEC, DETROIT, FORT WAYNE (IN) AND FORT DEFIANCE(OH) FROM FROM 1763-1828. HIS INDIAN NAME WAS “SHAWNEEAWKEE” OR “SILVER MAN”.