See the Top Lots from Christie’s Online Summer Jewelry Auction

AuctionsAug 26, 2022

See the Top Lots from Christie’s Online Summer Jewelry Auction

The online jewelry sale sold 98 percent by lot.

This fancy colored diamond ring was the top lot at Christie’s New York’s online summer jewelry sale, concluded this month.
New York—Christie’s New York has announced the results of its summer online jewelry auction.

The sale sold 98 percent by lot, earning a total $4.5 million, or 107 percent above its low-end estimate on average.

The sale’s top lot was the above 3-carat fancy intense green colored diamond ring with fancy purplish-pink and fancy pink side stones weighing 0.45 and 0.41 carats, respectively.

Set in platinum and adorned with round diamonds, the ring fetched $491,400.   

The No. 2 best-selling lot was the 12.75-carat emerald-cut diamond ring seen above, which earned $441,000.

While diamonds were clearly the auction’s draw, so were jewels from prominent makers, like the above David Webb ring.

It features a fancy brown-yellow marquise brilliant-cut diamond weighing 33.66 carats and is complimented with white enamel, round diamonds, and a yellow and white gold setting.

It topped its $350,000 high-end estimate, selling for $378,000.

Another marquise diamond that proved to be a top draw was the above 10.32-carat marquise-cut diamond set in platinum.

The F-color, internally flawless diamond is a rare Type IIa stone.

It earned $365,400, selling for above its $350,000 high-end estimate.

The above colored diamond ring was estimated to sell for between $150,000 and $250,000, but ultimately fetched $327,600.

The stone is a 23.2-carat fancy yellow cushion modified brilliant-cut diamond with a simple 18-karat yellow gold setting.

The earrings that fetched the highest price at Christie’s summer online sale were the above diamond studs, which sold for $289,800.

Set in platinum, they feature 5.57-carat and 5.45-carat emerald-cut diamonds.

The above 13.61-carat square emerald-cut diamond ring with tapered baguette diamond side stones sold for $264,600.

The platinum style features a Jacques Timey maker’s mark.

The Graff diamond ring with maker’s mark pictured above earned $201,600 at the sale.

The platinum ring features a 5.02-carat, D-color, VVS1 clarity, potentially internally flawless pear brilliant-cut diamond flanked by pear-shaped side stones.

Full results for the summer jewelry auction are available online

 Related stories will be right here … 

The Latest

CollectionsFeb 02, 2023
Lowe’s Is Now Selling Jewelry

The home improvement store’s website features an “Empowerment Tools” demi-fine jewelry collection.

Events & AwardsFeb 02, 2023
Registration is Now Open for JIS Spring 2023

The show will feature a new pavilion of 30 jewelry designers and manufacturers from Surat, India.

Policies & IssuesFeb 02, 2023
Tiny Radioactive Capsule Lost in Australian Outback Found

A government official said search crews “found the needle in the haystack” when they located the capsule belonging to Rio Tinto along an 870-mile stretch of road.

Brought to you by
Bringing Over 130 Years of Diamond Expertise to Modern Grading

De Beers Institute of Diamonds provides the very best in diamond verification, education and diamond services.

TrendsFeb 02, 2023
Amanda’s Style File: Purple and Playful

Amanda Gizzi welcomes February with a selection of amethyst jewelry, a birthstone that “deserves its own time to shine.”

Weekly QuizFeb 02, 2023
This Week’s Quiz
Test your jewelry news knowledge with this short test.
Take the Quiz
EditorsFeb 01, 2023
Designers to Watch in 2023: Boochier

Behind the playful and nostalgic brand lies deeper meaning.

Events & AwardsFeb 01, 2023
New Miami Jewelry Center Slated to Open in Q1

The Time Century Jewelry Center is located in downtown Miami’s jewelry district.

Brought to you by
De Beers Institute of Diamonds Expands to Offer Education

De Beers is sharing over 130 years of experience and expertise through the De Beers Institute of Diamonds with a selection of courses.

SurveysFeb 01, 2023
Consumer Confidence Falls in January

Wariness about the year ahead offset a more positive view of the current economic situation.

MajorsFeb 01, 2023
Six New Retailers Appointed to IJO’s Board of Directors

The IJO also welcomed one new vendor member to its 13-member board, Brecken Farnsworth of Parlé Jewelry Designs.

ColumnistsJan 31, 2023
Squirrel Spotting: How About a Word for the New Year?

It begins with a “t” and ends with a “c” and is imbued with warmth and positivity, Peter Smith writes.

Policies & IssuesJan 31, 2023
Rio Tinto Issues Apology After Radioactive Capsule Goes Missing

The tiny capsule, which is believed to have fallen out of a truck, was lost somewhere along an 870-mile stretch of desert road.

MajorsJan 31, 2023
Indian Jewelry Brand Tanishq Opens First U.S. Store, More on the Way

The jeweler’s expansion plans include 20 to 30 more stores in North America and the Middle East over the next two to three years.

Events & AwardsJan 31, 2023
Gucci Is Getting a Gem Award

The Italian luxury brand will receive the first Gem Award for High Jewelry Excellence.

MajorsJan 31, 2023
Martin Flyer Names New VP of Business Development

Industry veteran Kevin Lane has stepped into the role.

MajorsJan 30, 2023
Researchers Uncover Bejeweled ‘Golden Boy’ Mummy

The ancient Egyptian teenager was buried 2,300 years ago with 49 amulets to guide him through the afterlife.

SurveysJan 30, 2023
Consumers Embracing Non-Traditional Ways to Mark Valentine’s Day

The NRF’s annual survey shows that consumer attitudes about how, or even whether, to celebrate Feb. 14 continue to evolve.

Events & AwardsJan 30, 2023
JA Is Searching for the Next Retail ’20 Under 40’

Nominations are open now through March 24.

MajorsJan 30, 2023
10 Jewelry News Stories You Might Have Missed

A column detailing how independent jewelers did last year and the top watch brands of 2022 were among the most-read stories last week.

FinancialsJan 27, 2023
Tiffany & Co. Shines for LVMH in 2022

Acquired in 2021, the brand’s high jewelry sales have doubled and its new “Lock” collection was an instant hit.

MajorsJan 27, 2023
Diamond Council of America Appoints Treasurer, Board Member

Executives from Fred Meyer Jewelers and Riddles Jewelers have filled the roles.

CollectionsJan 27, 2023
Piece of the Week: Heavenly Vices’ Lock Necklace

The Victorian-inspired design is a functional lock and key.

Supplier BulletinJan 26, 2023
JA New York Spring Brings the Industry Together

For over 100 years, JA New York has played an integral role in facilitating the evolution of our industry, while also honoring past traditions.

TrendsJan 26, 2023
At Vicenzaoro, Paola De Luca Gazes Into Jewelry’s Future

The trend forecaster and her guests explored unconventional jewelry designs, NFTs, AI art, and more during her Trendvision presentation.

CollectionsJan 26, 2023
NDC and Lorraine Schwartz Announce New ‘EDDI’ Class

The Emerging Designers Diamond Initiative provides diamond credit and mentorship to young brands helmed by BIPOC designers.

IndependentsJan 26, 2023
Lee Michaels Fine Jewelry Set to Open 10th Store

It will be located in San Antonio’s Alamo Quarry Market and will be Lee Michaels’ third location in the city.

Policies & IssuesJan 26, 2023
Diamonds Do Good Names 10 to Board of Directors

Stephanie Gottlieb, Jewelers Mutual’s Mike Alexander, and Craig Rottenberg of Long’s Jewelers are among the new board members.


This site uses cookies to give you the best online experience. By continuing to use & browse this site, we assume you agree to our Privacy Policy