A jadeite, ruby and diamond necklace. Estimate: HK$12,000,000 – HK$18,000,000 ($1,555,042 – $2,332,562). Photo: Christie’s Images Ltd 2014.
Composed of fifty-seven jadeite beads of brilliant emerald green colour and high translucency, measuring approximately 6.5 to 12.3 mm, alternating with diamond beads, joined to the cabochon ruby and brilliant-cut diamond clasp, mounted in 18k white and yellow gold, 66.0 cm long
Accompanied by report No. KJ87660(1-3) dated 25 september 2014 from Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory stating that the beads are natural jadeite and no polymer is detected
CHRISTIE’S. HONG KONG MAGNIFICENT JEWELS, 25 November 2014, Convention Hall