People are always asking me which are my favourite jewels, which is almost impossible to answer, but I'm making an attempt. For starters, I'm going to tell you which are my favourite coloured gemstone bracelets that I've spotted so far this year. I was in Las Vegas at the Couture Show and it was a great place to spot innovative designs from people who I normally wouldn't come across.

The first one that caught my attention was Selim Mouzannar's sunset cuffs. Now, Selim works from Beirut. These cuffs feature both blue and green turquoise. I didn't know it, but green turquoise does exist. Both of these variants have come from Iran.

What I like about these bracelets is that they're really simple, really graphic, bold designs, so they stand out well against simple outfits. You can either wear them on their own, and they can be transformed by flipping over this little golden arch, or you can wear them together. It's a very fashion-forward way to incorporate jewellery into your look.

Jeweller to the rock stars, Lynn Ban from New York, really knows how to make a standout statement. This cuff is called the Siren, which is like a mermaid's tail. The scales shimmer with different colours of sapphire graduated to create this mesmerising effect.

For the third choice, the most spectacular cuff that I saw at the Vegas Couture Show, and in fact it might be the most spectacular jewel I've seen all year. This cuff, by Arunashi of LA, features an astounding 23ct swimming-pool blue Paraiba tourmaline. What's unusual is that this stone, despite its huge size, seems to appear to float in waves of diamonds and opals. It's all super lightweight as it's set into blue titanium.

Looking at these three very different examples of design and approach is the very reason why I love jewellery. It's because creativity is literally flowing through this whole industry and every year I am astounded by what these jewellers can come up with.

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