Bonham’s international jewelry division sees report H1 2023

Bonham’s international jewelry division has seen a report variety of gross sales in H1 2023 after holding 40 auctions within the interval in contrast with simply 24 in the identical interval final 12 months.

Bonhams has additionally retained its place as market chief within the UK, for the thirteenth consecutive 12 months.

The corporate offered 6,428 particular person heaps within the first half with among the high heaps together with a Leviev emerald-cut diamond ring which offered for $2.7m (£2.1m) and a Fancy Pink diamond ring which offered for $1.2m (£0.93m).

Jean Ghika, international director jewelry, stated: “Bonhams jewelry continues to see development and success throughout the globe. As a market chief, we provide a various mixture of interval jewels, uncommon gem stones, and distinctive diamonds.

The corporate is optimistic in regards to the second half of the 12 months following a powerful public sale in Los Angeles the place a 321-lot sale made a complete of $1,884,580 ( £1,467,315) with 89% of the objects offered by lot and 100% offered by worth.

“With a rise in registrations for our gross sales in 2023 of 39%, we now have seen success in any respect value factors from £500 to multimillion figures. With the 40% development in auctions each on-line and reside and with the addition of The Weekly: Jewellery, Bonhams Jewelry has efficiently broadened the scope and providing to our clientele.”

She added: “The jewelry outcomes construct on Bonhams general success. This month the corporate introduced 32% development in 2023 with international gross sales attaining greater than $550,000,000 from January to June 2023, the all time outcomes for the primary half of the 12 months within the firm’s historical past.”

Bonhams has 14 jewelry salerooms positioned globally in London, Paris, New York, Los
Angeles, Hong Kong, and Sydney.