Laima Kerienė, 2011, Lithuania

For the worlds’ pilgrim — from Vilnius

Mother is seeing off the family of her son to a distant country. Her heart keeps vigil, sends prayer and blessings. Stories like that can happen in any era in any country, but each of them has a personal undertone, bears specific signs and leaves distinctive footprints. A lot of people pass through the Gates of Dawn in Vilnius.

Mammoth ivory, silver, gold, sapphires, garnets