A 8.06 carats marquise-cut fancy vivid yellow diamond ring

Set with a marquise-cut fancy vivid yellow diamond, weighing approximately 8.06 carats, flanked on either side by a pear-shaped diamond, mounted in platinum and 18k gold. Est. $200,000 - $300,000 - Sold $266,500

With report 2105556235 dated 5 February 2009 from the Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond is fancy vivid yellow, natural color, VS1 clarity; accompanied by a working diagram indicating that the clarity may be improvable .

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