It is a fascinating work that consists of seeking in stone quarries around the world the best blocks and the most suitable ones for the work that will have to be performed.
The seeker must know the stones, their weaknesses and their virtues. You must have a perfect knowledge of the work you want to achieve so you can optimize the purchase.
The seeker must be able to read inside the shape and defects of the “brute” stone, to find out which is the right piece to pic and make the stonework.
This profession has a strategic importance because it is on these choices that the outcome of the work depends.
Questo mestiere ha un’importanza strategica perché è proprio da queste scelte che dipende l’esito del lavoro.