These unusual orders are fun. A customer inquired about a three volume set of blank albums to house the original prints of a friend who hailed in her early life from South Africa. To match the theme of that region she chose three different wood covers – ebony, macassar ebony, and a special wood called wenge which she paired with sage leather.
A large leather-covered solander box was made to house the three albums. Custom dies were ordered to stamp an acacia tree design alongside the titles in script font. (Script font always requires a custom die because the letters are connected.) Here are the results!