Gift Guide: The fixer

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Jeweller Sam Lafford views cushion cut ob sidian (left) and (below) Burmese rubies in his studio

Jeweller Sam Lafford looks for the story behind every piece of jewellery from times past

‘The work I do . . . you come to me if you can’t find it anywhere else,” says Sam Lafford with a small smile. A twist of his wrist reveals an oak drawer, wide and shallow and stuffed with gemstones; green quartz cabochon; Tahitian pearls; kyanite; peridot; fire opals. And diamonds — hundreds of the little darlings in every cut, colour, shape and size.

The largest diamond is a champagne marquise edging loquaciously towards the €50,000 mark;...

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