“The pendant before you carries the weight of kings. Throughout the ages, many lords of men have donned the sigil of the lion, but few have ever been truly worthy. Can you blame them? To don the lion is to declare yourself a king, a man with a target on his back. This one’s for the worthy?”
The work begins with maximum boiling, bringing the metal to its purest form, ensuring a clean, strong stone. This is a technique of power and blesses the skull with the essence of fire.
As the melting gives protection, the craftsman also gives his soul to the skull. The formation of the stone requires torching and boiling as the elements come together; but to be extraordinary, the skulls demand blood and sacrifice. The smiths work, every detail small carved with a great deal of blood, sweat and the mastery of a true professional.
The devil’s in the details my friend, the true spirit is to master the lessons and let the universe reveal itself.