A 10.46 carats pear-shaped fancy vivid yellow diamond ring

Set with a pear-shaped fancy vivid yellow diamond, weighing approximately 10.46 carats, within a micro pavé diamond surround, gallery and hoop, mounted in platinum and 18k gold, ring size 6. Est. $300,000 - $500,000 - Sold. $386,500

With report 17424158 dated 11 August 2008 from the Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond is fancy vivid yellow, natural color, VS2 clarity

Christie's. Jewels: The New York Sale. 22 April 2009. New York, Rockefeller Plaza www.christies.com Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2009