This Christmas, Spoil the Women of Your Life with Irresistible Gems Available in Online Auctions

It's that time of year. If you're still scrambling for last-minute gift ideas, we've got you covered. With online sales conducted by Sotheby's, Bonhams, and Christie's, scoring the perfect gift for her is made just a tad easier this year. 

Our team has put together arm candies from Hermès, storied timepieces from Patek Philippe and Cartier, whimsical jewelry pieces, and even a Rolex teddy bear that she can cuddle.

(And here is another gift guide, dedicated to the gents.)



The French maison Hermès never fails to make it to any ladies' wishlist. Sotheby’s inaugural Hong Kong online auction of luxury handbags is the one to bookmark. It covers the ever-popular Kelly 28, Birkin 25, to the slightly more low-key options of Lindy and Constance Mini, and everything in between, to conjure up a smile on your loved one's face.

Lot 1 | Hermès Bleu Atoll Sellier Kelly 28cm in Epsom Leather with Palladium Hardware, 2017

Includes Box, Dustbag Shoulder Strap, Clochette, Lock, Keys, Clochette Dustbag, Rain Coat, Care Booklet and Protective Felt

Size: 28

28 x 22 x 10 cm

Estimate: HK$75,000 - 85,000

Lot 8 | Hermès Rose Azalee Constance 24cm in Evercolor Leather with Palladium Hardware, 2017

Includes box, dustbag shoulder strap, clochette, lock, keys, clochette dustbag, raincoat, care booklet and protective felt

Size: 24

24 x 15 x 5 cm

Estimate: HK$60,000 - 70,000

Lot 10 | Hermès "Sunrise" Lime, Sesame, Rose Confetti and Terre Battue Rainbow Sellier Birkin 35cm in Epsom

Includes box, dustbag, clochette, lock and keys, clochette dust bag, raincoat and care booklet

Size: 35

35 x 25 x 18 cm

Estimate: HK$200,000 - 300,000

Lot 12 | Hermès Medor Mini, A Stainless Steel and Diamond-Set Wristwatch with Concealed Dial

Circa 2015

Caliber: quartz, jeweled

Closure: Braise Hermès Alligator Missipienssis strap and stainless steel buckle

Size: 22 x 16.5 mm

Estimate: HK$30,000 - 40,000


Lot 19 | Hermès Rouge H Kelly Ado in Swift Leather with Gold Hardware, 2000

Includes Dustbag

Size: OS

28 x 27 x 12cm

Estimate: HK$15,000 - 20,000


The Luxury Edit: Handbags (Online sale)

Auction House: Sotheby's Hong Kong

Dates: December 11-18, 2020

Total no. of lots: 20


Sotheby's Hong Kong has put together an online sale, dedicated to over 170 watches and accessories by prominent horology brands, such as Patek Philippe and Rolex, among other independent watchmakers. 

Impress the sophisticated ones with one of the stunning wristwatches. Or - simply unleash her inner child with a Rolex teddy bear!

Lot 8061 | Steiff for Rolex - A Polyester Teddy Bear

Offered without reserve

Circa 2015

Size: 280 x 180 mm

Accessories: Steiff presentation box

Estimate: HK$5,000 - 20,000

Lot 8097 | Patek Philippe Ref. 4273 | A White Gold And Diamond-set Bracelet Watch with Lapis Lazuli Dial

Made in 1978

Caliber: cal. 16-250 mechanical, 18 jewels

Closure: 18k white gold Patek Philippe bracelet and clasp

Size: 31.5 mm width, bracelet circumference approximately 170 mm

Accessories: Patek Philippe traveling pouch. Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch in 1978 and its subsequent sale on June 22, 1979

Estimate: HK$120,000 - 160,000

Lot 8080 | Chopard Imperiale, Ref. 38/3183-24 | A Yellow Gold, Diamond and Multi-colored Sapphire-set Chronograph Wristwatch

Circa 2008

Caliber: quartz, jeweled

Case: 18k yellow gold, case back secured by 8 screws

Closure: black unsigned alligator strap and 18k yellow gold Chopard buckle

Size: 32 mm diameter

Estimate: HK$100,000 - 150,000


Watches (Online sale)

Auction House: Sotheby's Hong Kong

Date: December 21, 2020 (10:00am)

Total no. of lots: 173

Lots close independently at one-minute intervals; closure times are subject to change


Among the writing instruments, jewelry, and designer handbags, Bonhams Hong Kong has curated in its Luxury Online sale, two Cartier watches, in particular, caught our attention the most:

Lot 65 | Cartier Tank Divan - A Fine White Gold and Diamond-set Dual Time Zone Wristwatch

Circa 2004

Case: 38 x 30 mm

Strap: Associated endangered species, 18k white gold and diamond-set buckle, signed

Estimate: HK$55,000 - 80,000

Lot 68 | Cartier Rondo - A Silver Gold Plated Wristwatch with Date

Offered without reserve

Circa 1995

Caliber: 87, quartz

Case: 32 mm, silver gold plated, case back secured with screws, signed

Strap: Leather, gilt folding clasp, signed Must de Cartier
Accompaniments: Cartier presentation box

Estimate: HK$3,000 - 5,000


Luxury Online

Auction House: Bonhams Hong Kong

Date: December 17, 2020 (4:00pm)

Total no. of lots: 76


Christmas is more than just glitter and glow. Accessorize that festive look of yours this year, with an array of jewels on offer - for a good cause. From now until December 15, Christie’s London is having an online sale with the precious pieces all donated to support the “Together for Children” charity, working in the field of child welfare across Greece. All lots presented in this sale are offered without reserve.

Lot 6 | Tiffany & Co Ropetwist Bracelet

Size: 19.4 cm long

Gross weight: 52.7 g

Estimate: £3,000 - 5,000 (HK$30,946 - 51,576)

Lot 26 | Venyx 'Una Fish' Ring 

Metal: white gold
Stones: cabochon moonstones, cultured pearls and circular-cut diamonds
Size: ring size M
Gross weight: 13.7 g

Estimate: £3,000 - 5,000 (HK$30,946 - 51,576)


Together for Children (Online sale)

Auction house: Christie's London

Closing date: December 15, 2020 (7:00pm HKT)

Total no. of lots: 181