Lot 549. A Pair of Fancy Yellow-Brown and Fancy Brownish Greenish Yellow Diamond and Diamond Rings, by Tomasz Donocik. Estimate HK$ 310,000 - 450,000 (€34,000 - 49,000). Sold for HK$ 375,000 (€40,433). Photo: Bonhams.
Of stylised design, one ring set with a heart-shaped fancy yellow-brown diamond, weighing 5.17 carats, the other with an oval-cut fancy brownish greenish yellow diamond, weighing 5.02 carats, accented by brilliant-cut diamonds of yellow and brown tint, each to a bifurcated shank set with similarly cut black diamonds, remaining diamonds approximately 4.00 carats total, unsigned, ring sizes 8¼, original box and pouches (2)
Accompanied by two GIA reports stating that the 5.17 and 5.02 carat diamonds are natural Fancy Yellow-Brown and Fancy Brownish Greenish Yellow colour respectively, both VS2 clarity. Report numbers 2185568713 and 16231704, dated 11 July 2017 and 30 June 2017.
Note: Tomasz Donocik studied Jewellery Design at Central Saint Martins in London, thereafter honing his jewellery skills at the illustrious Royal College of Art. Having won multiple prestigious awards, including the 2017 Gold Award for Precious Jewellery at Goldsmith's Craft & Design Council in London, Donocik is recognised internationally for extraordinary design and fine craftsmanship.
Characterised by bold, masculine design and with a unique sense of creativity, Donocik's themes come from literature and architecture, also inspired by the Art Deco movement, 80s fashion, retro-futurism and Abstract expressionist artist Frank Stella.
'I create modern day heirlooms for men and women', says Tomasz Donocik who strives to introduce contemporary materials and to combine these new elements with traditional techniques. Donocik gives jewellery a new definition and challenges the notion of self-adornment, which has attracted great attention from around the world.