A pair of brilliant-cut fancy yellow diamond and diamond earrings

Each earring set with a brilliant-cut fancy yellow diamond, weighing 2.06 or 2.24 carats, within a surround pavé-set with brilliant-cut diamonds of yellow hue, suspended from a slightly curved surmount set with three lines of brilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in 18k yellow and white gold, earring length 2.8cm. Sold for HK$225,600

Note: Accompanied by two certificates from GIA, stating that 2.06 carats diamond is natural fancy yellow colour and VVS2 clarity and the 2.24 carats diamond is natural fancy yellow colour and VVS1 clarity. Report number 15148957, dated 18th July 2006 and report number 15148703, dated 18th July 2006.

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