The subject of my photo shoot session today was my Grandfather’s Freemason ring. I never knew my Grandfather, but I’m thrilled to have in my possession something that I know he must have treasured. I also never knew much about Freemasonry – but the movie National Treasure sure made them sound mysterious, right!?! Apparently George Washington was Master of his Masonic Lodge:
I have a few other heirlooms I need to photograph…as well as write up some narratives about who they originally belonged to, so future generations will have a physical link to the past. I also have a goal to make something that will be worthy of being an heirloom someday. This article: Grandpa’s Cane and Other Heirlooms inspired me to get busy! Wish me continued motivation! :o)
Have a great day! Do or learn something NEW with OLD stuff!