Courageous colours, dynamic designs and commanding cuts: these are the hallmarks of high jewellery that exudes strength and authority. From Chanel's onyx-lined Charleston necklace to Tiffany & Co's butterfly-themed necklace, these are classic pieces that will last a lifetime.

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Photo 1 of 26 Zemia bracelet in white gold set with an opal, sapphires, spessartite garnets and diamonds by Cartier
Photo 2 of 26 Charleston necklace in white gold set with onyx and diamonds by Chanel; Libre Plumetis bracelet in white gold set with diamonds by Dior Joaillerie; ring in white gold set with diamonds by Chopard. Suit by St John; top by Ninety Percent + Net Sustain, available at Net-a-Porter
Photo 3 of 26 Trésors d’Allieurs Quanlong ring in rose gold set with a pink tourmaline, lacquer and diamonds by Chaumet
Photo 4 of 26 Soaring Spirit brooch in titanium set with tsavorite garnets, sapphires, rubies and diamonds by Wallace Chan
Photo 5 of 26 Lierre de Paris earring in white gold set with emeralds by Boucheron
Photo 6 of 26 Joy ring in platinum set with an emerald and diamonds by Boucheron
Photo 7 of 26 Tweed Chaîne ring in yellow gold and platinum set with cultured pearls, tsavorites and diamonds by Chanel
Photo 8 of 26 Transformable necklace in platinum set with an emerald, emerald beads and diamonds by Bulgari
Photo 9 of 26 Théia transformable necklace in platinum set with emeralds, black lacquer, rock crystal, onyx and diamonds by Cartier
Photo 10 of 26 Green Carpet necklace in white gold set with an emerald and diamonds by Chopard
Photo 11 of 26 Green Carpet earrings in white gold set with emeralds and diamonds by Chopard
Photo 12 of 26 Ring in platinum set with a pink sapphire and diamonds by Harry Winston
Photo 13 of 26 Schlumberger Butterfly necklace in yellow gold and platinum set with sapphires and diamonds by Tiffany & Co
Photo 14 of 26 Incroyables et Merveilleuses Hippocampe Amethyst ring in white gold set with amethysts, tourmalines, pink sapphires and rubies by Dior Joaillerie
Photo 15 of 26 Schlumberger Butterfly brooch in yellow gold and platinum set with sapphires, emeralds, turquoise and diamonds by Tiffany & Co
Photo 16 of 26 Jardin Mystérieux brooch in white and yellow gold set with sapphires, garnets and diamonds by Mikimoto
Photo 17 of 26 Tweed Couture necklace by Chanel
Photo 18 of 26 Tweed D’Été ring in white and yellow gold set with diamonds by Chanel
Photo 19 of 26 Tweed D’Or ring in yellow gold and platinum set with a yellow sapphire, cultured pearls and diamonds by Chanel
Photo 20 of 26 Vendôme Liseré ring in white gold set with a yellow sapphire, black lacquer and diamonds by Boucheron
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Photo 22 of 26 Multishape necklace in white gold set with rubies and diamonds by Graff
Photo 23 of 26 Ring in platinum set with rubies and diamonds by Moussaieff
Photo 24 of 26 Ring in platinum set with a ruby and diamonds by Harry Winston
Photo 25 of 26 Vendôme Liseré ring in white gold set with a ruby, black lacquer and diamonds by Boucheron
Photo 26 of 26 Tweed Couture bracelet in pink gold and platinum set with sapphires, spinels and diamonds by Chanel
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