Christie’s first jewelry auction of 2022, Jewels Online (January 24 – February 9) achieved a total of $5,183,500 with 131% hammer above low estimate and 96% sold by lot. The sale received record participation with the highest number of bidders for any New York Jewels online sale. There was global participation with registered bidders from 28 countries.
Strong prices were achieved for diamonds, including the top lot of the sale, a diamond ring of 11.46 carats, which was offered without reserve and achieved $300,000.
Further notable results include an emerald-cut diamond ring of 10.31 carats, which sold for $237,500; square emerald-cut diamond earrings of 5.02 and 5.02 carats, which realized $212,500; and a round brilliant-cut diamond ring of 5.21 carats, also offered without reserve, which achieved $150,000.