Christie’s Jewels Online (8 – 18 August) totaled $4,508,532 with 107% hammer above the low estimate and 98% sold by lot. The sale saw global participation with bidders from 24 countries and first-time registrants accounted for 13% of bidders.
The top lot of the sale was a fancy intense green colored diamond ring of 3.00 carats, which sold for $491,400. The sale also achieved strong results for colorless diamonds, including an emerald-cut diamond ring of 12.75 carats, which realized $441,000. Signed jewels also saw enthusiastic bidding with a David Webb fancy brown-yellow diamond ring of 33.66 carats achieving $378,000.