This is a closer photo, cropped from the original photo of the Black Powder Rifle, showing the inlaid heart, truly beautiful handwork.
If you look carefully, the initials ,
can be clearly seen , the S and M curve to meet at the top and lower edge, the K between them.
The initials of the very fortunate family recipient.
Yes, a true labour of love, worked on over two years, part time, as the regular daily employment allowed.
I have passed on all very complimentary comments, and suggested he now read them for himself.!!!
The Central Plateau, North Island, taken from our friend’s place.Beautiful at all times of the year, in all seasons, but stunning when covered in snow.
Quotation of the day, by John Mason
“As every thread of gold is valuable,
so is every moment of time”
Greetings from Jean