HK0330_1707_lr_1

Black jadeite, ruby and diamond bangle. photo courtesy Sotheby's

The circular band of black jadeite inset with brilliant-cut diamonds and circular-cut ruby floral motifs, flattened on the inside and rounded on the outside,mounted in 18 karat blackened gold; inner diameter, width and thickness approximately 58.16 x 12.35 x 6.25mm. Estimate 120,000—150,000 HKD. Lot Sold 150,000 HKD

Accompanied by Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory certificate numbered KJ51519, dated 22 July 2010, stating that the jadeite is natural, known in the trade as "A Jade".

HK0330_1709_lr_1

Black jadeite, ruby and diamond ring and pair of earrings. photo courtesy Sotheby's

The ring centring on a black oval jadeite cabochon framed by circular-cut rubies; and pair of matching ear studs; mounted in 18 karat white gold. (2); cabochons approximately 19.41 x 17.07 x 9.83mm and 15.56 x 12.57 x 6.25mm respectively. ring size: 5¾. Estimate 80,000—100,000 HKD. Lot Sold 106,250 HKD

Accompanied by Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory certificates numbered SJ14557 and SJ14560, dated 2 August 2010, stating that the jadeites are natural, known in the trade as "A Jade".

Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels & Jadeite, 06 Oct 10, Hong Kong www.sothebys.com