We’ve been as busy as the late summer bees at Gary Dawson Designs. Responding to all of your inquiries, processing orders and then settling down into my studio, with the fireplace roaring in the ever colder days is such a pleasure, and it has allowed little time to keep up with this blog. However, the best stories, like the best projects, have happy endings and I want to share this one with you.
In a post I wrote a few months ago, (The Best Projects Have Stories) I outlined the initiation and progress to date on a pendant, commissioned by a single mother, to eventually give her son. The pendant was to tell part of the child’s story and I elaborated on that in the post linked above. Sometimes time is an essential ingredient in a project… Partly because there was no real hurry, (the child is now 8 years old and won’t really receive the pendant to keep for quite a while) and partly because both the mother and I wanted this to really be perfect to its
purpose, that project didn’t get finished until recently. We took our time in exploring options for the final details and I’m happy to say that it did, indeed, work out…perfectly.
This incredible Mom and I remain close friends and she is so delighted with the result of our collaboration that she has created a stylized image of the pendant in its final form and is having another family friend silkscreen a sweatshirt with her image of the pendant!
Good stuff, this!
I feel blessed to have the continuing opportunity to work on such meaningful things with such great people!