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A multi-coloured sapphire and diamond cuff, by Buccellati

The textured gold cuff engraved with floral and foliate motifs, set to the center with an oval-cut sapphire within yellow gold petals accented by brilliant-cut diamonds, further embellished by twelve smaller motifs set with rose-cut sapphires of light pink and blue hues, mounted in 18k white and yellow gold, signed 'M. Buccellati' and 'Mario Buccellati' on fitted case, bangle inner diameter 5.9 x 5.1cm.. Sold for HK$228,000

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