|Project by hairy||posted 09-11-2012 01:38 PM||920 views||0 times favorited||11 comments|
The shen is an ancient Egyptian hieroglyph that represents eternal protection. Originally, it was a loop of rope with a knot. Whatever was looped with the rope would be protected. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shen_ring
This one is a mirror, but it could be a picture frame. It uses an off the shelf 5” mirror I picked up at a hobby shop.
This, along with this, will be a gift.
Maple, clear lacquer.
-- in the confusion, I mighta grabbed the gold ...