Illumination

Box Decorated with Cranes

At Great Northeastern War XXXIII this year, I took on my first apprentice in the SCA, Caitrìona O’Siodhachain. As part of the ceremony, I wanted to give her a gift that related to her areas of interest, which include nature, illumination and embroidery. After thinking for a while, I came up with the idea of giving her a box to keep her embroidery materials in, and decorating it with an illuminated image.

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