Solana NFT Okay Bears tops charts, South African wine NFTs rake it in and more

Okay Bears, a Solana-powered NFT, managed to high OpenSea’s 24-hour gross sales tracker for the primary time earlier in the present day, beating out all different Ethereum (ETH) initiatives on supply. 

It’s the primary time a Solana (SOL) NFT venture has reached the highest spot in fashionable NFT market OpenSea’s 24-hour gross sales tracker.

The Solana-based NFT, which incorporates a assortment of 10,000 various photographs of bears, instructed its Twitter followers it had bought out its assortment solely a day after its launch, bringing in 231,000 SOL, equal to $23.1 million in whole gross sales thus far on the time of writing, in keeping with NFT tracker Cryptoslam. 

The Solana community has been gaining traction as a contender within the Ethereum-dominated NFT market. As we speak, it’s the second most lively blockchain by NFT gross sales quantity during the last 24 hours.

Supply: Cryptoslam

High quality wine NFTs auctioned in South African wine business first

In a primary for South Africa’s wonderful wine business, 5 of the nation’s best and historic wine collections have been auctioned off as NFTs, elevating almost 3 million RAND (US$186,800).

The public sale was undertaken by Strauss & Co, a wonderful artwork auctioneer and advisor, with a number of wine estates together with Klein Constantia, Meerlust, Mullineux, Kanonkop and Vilafonté placing their collections underneath the gavel. Two of the heaps have been paid with Bitcoin (BTC) instantly after the sale.

“It reveals that collectors worth the power to personal and commerce wonderful wines by these new possession certificates,” mentioned Web3 firm Fanfire’s CEO Gert-Jan Van Rooyen, the tech companion behind the public sale.

“We envision a future the place collectors can maintain a complete portfolio of wines from the world over of their crypto wallets.”

5 NFT collections are outpacing the remainder 

Bored Ape Yacht Membership, Azuki, Clone X, Doodles and Moonbirds NFTs proceed to hover as the highest performers by way of good points available in the market, in keeping with Twitter person NFTstatistics.eth, who operates underneath the Twitter deal with @punk9059.

The Twitter person describes themselves as a keeper of NFT information, charts and ideas, with 17,000 followers.

The 5 NFTs are at present ranked inside the high 12 NFT collections ranked by way of gross sales, in keeping with CryptoSlam.

Different Nifty Information

ApeCoin (APE) underwent a modest selloff earlier this week after it was reported Bored Ape Yacht Membership (BAYC), a preferred nonfungible token (NFT) model, reported dropping $2.4 million value of digital collectibles in a theft.

A Chinese language court docket has issued a one-of-a-kind judgment in opposition to an NFT market for permitting a person to mint NFTs of stolen art work. A person of NFTCN allegedly stole the copyrighted art work of Ma Qianli, a Chinese language painter and artist.