Wednesday, April 20, 2011

16/52 Bird a week challenge - Under our wing

This week's birdie is from a commission I just finished entitled "under our wing".  The buyer wanted something for her daughter in law. She told me a lovely story about why she chose this piece.


Her son and daughter in law have been married for 15 years and had struggled to have any children with many heartbreaks.  For several years, a pair of doves nested on the roof of their house, and they too struggled with nests collapsing, blowing apart, or the eggs falling and breaking. Then one year the doves made a nest on the windowsill of the couples' bedroom and the couple watched as the eggs were laid and this time hatched successfully.  And sure enough, this was the year when the couple also had a child.  They now have 2 children.



Isn't it a lovely story....and "under our wing" seems such a touching gift.

Take a look at what other birds have been created in our "bird a week" challenge, by clicking on the links below:

7 comments:

vilterietje said...

oh, this could go into a storybook! i adore the way you created the idea:)
ps: i sent you a personal message

Joy Funnell said...

Lovely story and a lovely piece :)

Marly said...

Beautiful story, beautiful pendant! It must be so rewarding to create pieces that have a heart connection!

Studio Sylvia said...

Such a heartwarming story that is reflected in the emotive pendant.

Ruth said...

Thanks Sylvia. It is a great story isn't it!

Sterling silver jewelry said...

This is such a cute post! i love it! hope u r doing well!
Its really a great.

Ruth said...

glad you like it!