Minnesota Historical Society

Trade Silver Kissing Otters Pendant

$ 56.95

Hand-crafted sterling silver replica of a type of pendant commonly worn and traded in the fur trade era.

Silver pendants in many sizes and designs were a common trade item in the Great Lakes area from the mid 1700's into the mid 1800's, worn by the Native Americans and Voyageurs for decoration, status, and a way to carry their wealth. 

 Leopold Lisovskis (1947-2019) was a historic silversmith  in rural Wisconsin for over 35 years.

Each piece is unique; averaging 1" x 2" in size.

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