and so, maybe: maybe metal hides some other way of Expression. Maybe: in seeing it move under the hammer blows, in colours that change at the heat of the fire; in the forcing of bends, or tips or blades inside it - or against it. In taking it out of the acid, matt - silvery. In polishing it with Love. In letting it standing out strong, and contrasting, against fabric and skin and hair: extending lines of force, pushing the beholder's eyes - or yours - deeper, Inside.
It's an Art by itself - even if "minor" and mistreated: and she needs affection. Yes - affection.
Hi!, I'm Davide. I try to be a metalsmith. My other vices was good prose, and is powerlifting.
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così, mentre mi accingo a scendere nel laboratorio e dar fuoco a' fornétti e - tentativamente - incendiare l'ala sud del condominio dove vivo - è tutto per un concorso, im-por-tan-tis-si-mo, a riguardo del quale a breve vi edurrò - mentre mi accingo a scendere, quindi, vi lascio con una ordinatissima vista della [quasi] ripristinata mia biblioteca orafa [parziale]: povera fatta a brandelli di poco prima l'avvento de' menatori di pennelli, ovéro imbianchini, ancora a giungo, mi pare. Fate domande se volete: e ora: ai fornétti!

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