Upright: Métier, trade, skilled labour; usually, however, regarded as a card of nobility, aristocracy, renown, glory. Additional: If for a man, celebrity for his eldest son.
Reversed: Mediocrity, in work and otherwise, puerility, pettiness, weakness. Addtional: Depends on neighbouring cards.
Three of Pentacles – Tarot Card Description
A sculptor at his work in a monastery. Compare the design which illustrates the Eight of Pentacles. The apprentice or amateur therein has received his reward and is now at work in earnest.