Upright: Work, employment, commission, craftsmanship, skill in craft and business, perhaps in the preparatory stage. Additional: A young man in business who has relations with the Querent; a dark girl.
Reversed: Voided ambition, vanity, cupidity, exaction, usury. It may also signify the possession of skill, in the sense of the ingenious mind turned to cunning and intrigue. Additional: The Querent will be compromised in a matter of money lending.
Eight of Pentacles – Tarot Card Description
An artist in stone at his work, which he exhibits in the form of trophies.