A pear-shaped fancy vivid yellow diamond and diamond ring

The pear-shaped fancy vivid yellow diamond, weighing 3.26 carats, flanked by fancy-cut diamonds, mounted in platinum and 18k white gold, diamonds (excluding yellow) approximately 1.10 carats total, ring size 5½. Sold for HK$588,000

Note: Accompanied by a certificate from GIA, stating that the 3.26 carats diamond is fancy vivid yellow, natural colour and VS2 clarity. Report number 13778299, dated 3rd December 2007.

Bonhams. Fine Jewellery and Jadeite and Modern Wristwatches, 21 May 2009. Island Shangri-La Hong Kong Hotel, Admiralty, Hong Kong www.bonhams.com