The Trader 

Put a bit of bling in your Christmas stocking

The Trader

I was lucky to inherit from my grandmother a few simple and suitable pieces of her jewellery for a young girl. Subsequently my mother, who turns 92 today and is still working, gave me some good rocks and things, some of which I wear more than others. I’m told by family and friends that buying gifts for me is easy because, as far as I’m concerned, the monetary value is irrelevant. This is important – on many levels. Unlike Tamara Ecclestone, whose Kensington home was broken into on Friday 13th December, I don’t own an estimated £50m in fine jewels and, judging by Twitter reactions, most people think that’s obscene.

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