An ice jade and diamond brooch. Photo courtesy Bonhams.

the carved ice jade "Kwan Yin," measuring approximately 29.5 x 54.7 x 4.3mm., accented by round brilliant-cut diamond halo; mounted in eighteen karat white gold; length: 2 1/4in. Sold for US$ 5,250 (€3,806)

Accompanied by Mason-Kay report #8761682, dated December 14, 2012, stating jade as: natural jadeite jade, water/ice jade, no dye or polymer, "A" jade.

Bonhams. Fine Jewellery New York. 19 Jun 2013 - www.bonhams.com