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A chrysoberyl and diamond ring

The mixed-cut chrysoberyl, weighing 18.94 carats, within a stylised wave motif surround pavé-set with brilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in 18k white gold, diamonds approximately 1.30 carats total, ring size 4¼. Sold for HK$36,000

Note: Accompanied by a gemological report from the Gemresearch Swisslab, stating that the chrysoberyl is natural yellow-green colour, originates from Sri Lanka and has no indication of treatments. Report number GRS2009-031208, dated 6th March 2009.

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