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    Sale 1368

    Jewels : The Geneva Sale

    13 May 2009, Geneva

  • Lot 51

    A DIAMOND ETERNITY RING

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A DIAMOND ETERNITY RING
    Set with seventeen rectangular-cut diamonds, mounted in platinum, ring size 6
    The total weight of the diamonds is 8.88 carats


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    The number 8 has auspicious connotations in Chinese as the word for 'eight', 'pinyin', is similar to that for prosperity or wealth. In regional dialects, such as Cantonese, the words for 'eight' and 'fortune' are also similar, strengthening the lucky association of the number in the East.