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The best coloured-stone jewellery

The jewellery we give as gifts in a time of crisis can often be motivated by emotion – to show those you love that you are thinking of them, or simply to brighten their day with some natural warmth and sparkle. Stones are believed to hold talismanic powers to bring strength and energy to the wearer. Whether you give this credence or not, the sentiment can bring much needed calm and reassurance in today’s circumstances. It is no coincidence that ornamental stones are often linked to sustainable practices and traditional craft processes, and so what better way to ground yourself in a constantly moving world than with jewellery that is rooted to the Earth and its beauty. Here is our edit of the most alluring pieces: