Christie’s and Sotheby’s auction sales rose to new records for both the auction houses.
Jewellery sales topped $740 million and $602.5 respectively.
A notable sale was The Graff Vivid Yellow diamond reaching $16.3 million, a record price for any yellow diamond to date.
During 2014 Sotheby’s jewellery sold over 3,900 lots of which 77 items topped $1 million. With an overall sell through rate in was 81 percent.