The eights are about movement and pentacles signifies practical matters. Here we see someone making pentacles. The task absorbs all his attention. He shows a combination of training and skill. Work is not just about the end product, it is as much about work itself. This applies to everything, practical work through to spiritual journeys.
In readings it can indicate that diligence and application are required. Also, that you should care about what you do and derive enjoyment from the act of doing.
Reversed, the card suggest impatience, frustration and unfulfilled ambition. This can be from unsatisfying work.
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