In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- There is a family of potters who are exceptionally skilled, a weaver, a jeweler, and a metal smith.
- As early as 1720, British craftsmen, metal smiths and clockmakers, applied for permits to work in the newly formed presidencies.
- Most of the metal smiths took up shop around there, knowing visitors would come looking for repairs to their armor, weapons and the shoeing of their horses.
- Torik, besides being a master metal smith, was also the rarest of craftsmen, one who could weave enchantments into his work.
- It takes a lot of time and energy to sculpt a piece of solid metal into a detailed figure, and unless a smith has these skills, she or he will spend great portions of their time on it.
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