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Apr 16, 2016

– Oh, you know, I’ve got a lot of my friends’ jewellery to fix. Little soldering jobs… Lots of little things like that. But mostly I have to fix my own jewellery… That would be nice!

– You’ve got your wedding rings to do, haven’t you? And there are my earrings… Well, that can wait. Your rings first.

– My rings? I’m not making them. It’s bad luck. You never make your own rings. You ask another jeweller, someone you like a lot, to make them for you. Ok, I made my sister’s. But it’s not the same. Making your own rings is bad luck…

In the workshop.

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