I had a surgery on a Wednesday and would you believe I was back at my setting bench THE NEXT DAY! My wife was not aware of my sitting & again engraving in silver. She asked why are you doing this? I replied in all honesty “…because I can!” My left eye was 20/60 (near blind) I was a boarder-line being unable to drive again until I had my vision corrected. My right eye is now a ‘G-ds gift’, it’s stronger that 20/20 it was 20/15. My Macular/left ‘pairs’ up with my right and gives me a better chance to do intricate engraving. My surgeon gave me two surgery’s in a 30 day period, he wanted to get my eyes back to normal.
After my yearly checkup, he said “I feel that I am now a part of the story in getting your eyes repaired enough to set stones”.
We have two great eyes, two creative hands with still agile fingers. Lets keep active, even though we might have ‘some challenges’ along this fantastic road.
BTW, because of my ‘improved vision’, all of the demo-setting (since I started this blog) was not with any microscope!!!
The 73rd essay called “Practice” it is a sample of the intense cutting with my ‘better eyes’!
Regards Aaron & (absent signatures)