Why is something great called a “Masterpiece”?

When one speaks of a masterpiece it often is something that is not like anything else, something that comes once a lifetime. The word wasn’t always in English it first appeared in the Dutch language. It was meisterstuck , the word stood to describe a level of excellence expected by an apprentice prior to joining a guild of master craftsmen. After spending years learning things under a master, the apprentice would build one last piece for his master, to prove he is ready to step up. If his work pleases the master, he can then move on the next stage of craftsman and completely master the trade of craftsmanship.

Did you know that there is a new form of craftsmanship these days, software craftsmanship is what is big these days. It is the art of crafting applications, programs and games. All of these are possible through different codding engines.