(see Fire, Hammer)
This cauldron of flame hones and refines your skills or characteristics.
Because of the fiery element, an alternative type of or sun dream, but with more implied regulation.
Smith at a forge: Control over the masculine nature, and knowing how to use its attributes effectively. Also, magically speaking, an improved skill with fire as an empowering element. Look to see what shape or object the smith works on for more symbolism.
Metal sitting in a forge: The metal represents an aspect of an individual that is undergoing a fiery time. This experience tempers and shapes that characteristic.