Location didn't stop collectors from buying art in 2016. Whether in the auction room or behind a screen, 2016 achieved new records for lots sold online. At twice the high estimate, a pair of important fancy blue and fancy orangy pink diamond earrings sold for $5.8 million in Geneva, thus succeeding in becoming the highest priced lot ever sold online. Online bidding and buying continues to grow in popularity with collectors at Sotheby's across our global sales. Additionally, Sotheby’s offers online-only auctions. Discover how you can bid online at our next auction.