A jadeite cabochon and diamond ring

The jadeite cabochon of intense emerald green colour and good translucency, within a brilliant-cut diamond surround and trifurcated shoulders, mounted in 18k white gold, jadeite cabochon, diamonds approximately 1.80 carats total, jadeite dimensions 16.9 x 13.2 x 5.2mm, ring size 6½..Sold for HK$240,000

Accompanied by a report from the Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory, stating that the cabochon is natural jadeite and no resin was detected. Report number EXKJ 0805, dated 7th 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