Gems of rare beauty

PUBLISHED : Friday, 20 May, 2011, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 20 May, 2011, 12:00am


The jewellery and jadeite auction will feature rare items with the star lot being an 8.88kt D-colour internally flawless ring with double excellent grading in symmetry and polish (estimate HK$880,000 to HK$1 million). Other highlights include lot 834. An extremely rare 22.34kt natural conch pearl and diamond bead necklace, an emerald green 'Gingko' nut jadeite double cabochon ring, and an elongated pyramid shape jadeite and diamond ring, circa 1930 from a private collection. In addition, there is a very fine translucent emerald green jadeite hoop (estimate HK$600,000 to HK$1 million). The auction will offer 160 lots of unique pieces with a total estimate of HK$60 million.