I have worked hours and given the item away and I get a sense of
meaningfulness to my work from it that money can’t ever convey.
I see all this talk of fancy/expensive tools and
wonder if maybe some people don’t loose sight of the importance of
developing necessary skills using minimal tools.The tools don’t give a
voice or beauty to an item you and I do…G.Chando
The bench jeweler has the greatest job on earth! He gets rewarded many times for
his work, 1st when he designs it, 2nd when he makes it, 3rd when the recepient
gets it & many times after when someone else admires it. We should pay folks to
make stuff for 'em. (VVBG). Wouldn’t it be nice!
Think of the satisfaction you feel when you’ve completed some difficult task, or
the envy you feel when someone describes how they’ve done something you’ve
wanted to do, but haven’t learned how.
Hope I live long enough to do 1/2 of what you guys collectively can do (never