Christie’s Jewels will present the largest D color diamond to be offered for sale online, in its June 16-30 sale, estimated at $1-2 million, the highest valued lot offered for sale online at Christie’s.
Encouraged by record online participation and increased transactions, Christie’s Jewels has enhanced its online sales calendar to include higher value property and to offer a new sale each month.
The June Online sale will be led by a spectacular diamond ring of 28.86 carats, D color, VVS1 clarity, Type IIa ($1,000,000-2,000,000), the highest valued lot ever offered in an online-only sale at Christie’s.
Rahul Kadakia, International Head of Jewelry at Christie’s, said, “As the jewelry auction market leader for over 26 years, our team continues to strategically innovate and bring to market the very best jewels for our clients.
“This year has presented unprecedented circumstances, enabling Christie’s new opportunities through our enhanced digital platform.
“Year-over-year, we have seen an increase in online participation and the value threshold for transacting online.”