PRIDE OF THE PATTADA CUTLER
our times there is an inexorable need to conform,
to be all alike, to have common needs in order to
make things easier; more convenient; simpler;
dreadfully annoying .
persons who come into contact with the of Pattada
cutler craftsmen; will learn that this modern
philosopy is not always justified .
down; Antonio Deroma; a young Pattadese cutler;
expresses the proud spirit of the craftsman who
knows he is to create a perfect job; for which
there can be no hurrying; no saving of raw
materials that will make up an object with its
own soul inside it , made of steel.