Christie’s Announces Online-Only Jewelry Sale

Is this Christies—or is it eBay?

Christie’s recently announced its first online-only jewelry sale, Summer Jewels, which will feature 100 lots from contemporary jewelers.

The sale will open for bidding from July 17–26. It is accessible via christies.com/summerjewels

“This inaugural online-only sale of Summer Jewels is an exciting new venture for us at Christie’s.” François Curiel, chairman of the Christie’s jewelry department, said in a statement.

Among the designers spotlighted are Brazilian-born Lily Gabriella Elia. Highlights consist of a diamond pendant necklace (estimate: $4,000–5,000), an 18K white gold and diamond ring (estimate: $2,800–3,800) and an amethyst, diamond, and gold necklace (estimate: $3,500–4,500). 

Amethyst, diamond, and gold necklace from Lily Gabriella Elia.

Designer Olivia Wildenstein’s pieces include a citrine and diamond Bonbon ring (estimate: $1,000–1,500), a garnet and diamond Bonbon ring (estimate: $1,000–1,500), and a pair of cultured pearl and diamond Coeurs Enlacés ear pendants (estimate: $6,000–8,000).

Citrine and diamond Bonbon ring.

JCK News Director