Rarity of a jeweller

Ropate Cabealawa at his workstation at Marks St in Suva. Picture: SOPHIE RALULU

ROPATE Cabealawa sits in his small work area overlooking busy Marks St in Suva. He is surrounded by pieces of metal, various machines and implements. The day is like any other. The 66-year-old jeweller is sought by many to repair pendants, rings, necklaces and earrings to inscribing wedding bands, he does the whole works. In […]

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