Obviously, the reason I finally made this now is…
Today is Mr. PJ’s birthday! 😉
At the tender beginnings of our acquaintance I promised DefinitelyTheOpera to make a crest of the Jarousskians.
Now this is quite close to what I’d have in mind. Another option would have been a butterfly, as used in the wonderful mask on the cover of the Carestini CD, but it didn’t turn as well as I imagined.
So voilà — and I just noticed the nightingale looks a lot more belligerent than the original direwolf I took as a model.