Lot 1741. Fine Pair of Type IIa 8.05 and 8.03 carats Diamond EarringsEstimate 15,000,000 — 17,000,000 HKD (1,757,957 - 1,992,352 EUR). Lot sold 16,280,000 HKD (1,871,483 EUR). Photo Sotheby's

Each simply set with a brilliant-cut diamond weighing 8.05 and 8.03 carats respectively, mounted in 18 karat white gold.

Accompanied by two GIA reports numbered 6177175704 and 5171224561, dated 2 June and 22 July 2015 respectively, stating that the 8.05 and 8.03 carat diamonds are both D colour, Internally Flawless clarity, with Excellent Cut, Polish and Symmetry; also accompanied by diamond type classification reports stating that the diamond is determined to be a Type IIa diamond. Type IIa diamonds are the most chemically pure type of diamond and often have exceptional optical transparency.

Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels & Jadeite, Hong Kong, 07 oct. 2015, 02:00 PM