If there is a market sector cryptocurrency What seems to have taken off last year is Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs).
The so-called NFTs conquered the crypto world once and for all in 2021, also marking a strong presence in traditional finance, with sales totaling more than $20 billion last year.
In addition, they have been acquired by celebrities from different fields of activity such as Neymar Jr.Paris Hilton, Jimmy Fallon, Reese Witherspoon, Post Malone and Stephen Curry.
Despite volatility being part of the cryptocurrency market, NFT sales have remained relatively stable.
Business Insider was the first to report that those sales reached $335 million in the last week alone.
Check out the top five best-selling NFT collections from last week, according to NonFungible.com:
Fifth place: Cool Cat
Cool Cats is a collection of random and programmatically generated NFTs, blockchain Give Ethereum. The first generation collection has 10,000 NFTs generated from 300,000 options.
Last week, Cool Cats recorded 148 sales totaling $4.5 million. The most expensive NFT sold last week for $50,205.
Fourth place: graffiti
According to NonFungible.com, items in the Doodles collection come in a variety of colors, strokes, and sizes, and are distributed among 10,000 NFTs.
Buying Graffiti allows buyers to participate in coordinating Graffiti Community Treasures.
In the past 7 days, there were 144 sales of NFTs collections totaling $5.4 million. During this period, the best-selling item in the collection was valued at $137,882.
3rd place: Sandbox
A sandbox is a game that presents a virtual world to users, where users can earn native game tokens — SAND — and NFTs.
Last week, The Sandbox recorded 606 sales totaling $7.8 million. The most expensive NFT of that period was priced at $54,720.
Second place: The Boring Ape Yacht Club (BAYC)
The collection of 10,000 unique NFTs developed for Ethereum has proven to be a favorite of celebrities and professional athletes like Neymar Jr. and Stephen Curry. The Boring Ape Yacht Club can also enjoy the exclusive benefits of Yacht Club members.
In the past seven days, BAYC earned $36.3 million from the 484 sales it recorded during the same period. The most expensive collectible last week sold for $431,007.
1st place: Cypherpunk
In the past 7 days, CryptoPunks, one of the oldest collections of NFTs, recorded 57 sales totaling $37 million. The most expensive punk of the week sold for $354,317.