Jewelry market U.S. - statistics & facts

Jewelry consists of decorative items or accessories which are typically worn on the body or attached to clothing. Jewelry was initially very crude in form, consisting of basic materials like bone, stone, and shell. As time progressed so too did the form and materials used for pieces of jewelry. Precious metals such as gold, silver, and platinum are molded into rings, bracelets and many other forms. Gemstones, such as diamonds, and precious items are often combined with those metals to create even more elaborate and fancy pieces. However, it is not always made of expensive materials as there is also a market for costume jewelry which is much more accessible and modestly priced.

Market overview

In 2020, the global jewelry market amounted to about 228 billion U.S. dollars. Switzerland and China are the leading exporters of jewelry worldwide, followed by India, Hong Kong and, the United States. The U.S. jewelry market was valued at about 76 billion U.S. dollars in 2020. Diamond jewelry is the most valuable jewelry market in the United States. This market was forecast to reach a value of over 21 billion U.S. dollars by 2025.

U.S. jewelry stores

Jewelry stores are a feature of high streets and malls throughout the United States. As of 2020, there were a total of around 19,300 jewelry stores in operation in the United States. Jewelry store sales have been upwards of thirty billion U.S. dollars in each of the last five years with sales tending to peak in December with retail sales often double those of any other month of the year. Signet Jewelers, whose brands include Kay and Zales, lead the way among retailers of jewelry in the United States, with retail sales of over five billion U.S. dollars in 2020, as well as over 2,500 thousand stores. Tiffany & Co., with its iconic New York flagship store, is arguably the biggest name in the world of jewelry. Tiffany & Co. have lower sales and fewer stores than Signet Jewelers.

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Jewelry market U.S. - statistics & facts

Jewelry consists of decorative items or accessories which are typically worn on the body or attached to clothing. Jewelry was initially very crude in form, consisting of basic materials like bone, stone, and shell. As time progressed so too did the form and materials used for pieces of jewelry. Precious metals such as gold, silver, and platinum are molded into rings, bracelets and many other forms. Gemstones, such as diamonds, and precious items are often combined with those metals to create even more elaborate and fancy pieces. However, it is not always made of expensive materials as there is also a market for costume jewelry which is much more accessible and modestly priced.

Market overview

In 2020, the global jewelry market amounted to about 228 billion U.S. dollars. Switzerland and China are the leading exporters of jewelry worldwide, followed by India, Hong Kong and, the United States. The U.S. jewelry market was valued at about 76 billion U.S. dollars in 2020. Diamond jewelry is the most valuable jewelry market in the United States. This market was forecast to reach a value of over 21 billion U.S. dollars by 2025.

U.S. jewelry stores

Jewelry stores are a feature of high streets and malls throughout the United States. As of 2020, there were a total of around 19,300 jewelry stores in operation in the United States. Jewelry store sales have been upwards of thirty billion U.S. dollars in each of the last five years with sales tending to peak in December with retail sales often double those of any other month of the year. Signet Jewelers, whose brands include Kay and Zales, lead the way among retailers of jewelry in the United States, with retail sales of over five billion U.S. dollars in 2020, as well as over 2,500 thousand stores. Tiffany & Co., with its iconic New York flagship store, is arguably the biggest name in the world of jewelry. Tiffany & Co. have lower sales and fewer stores than Signet Jewelers.

Interesting statistics

In the following 4 chapters, you will quickly find the 23 most important statistics relating to "Jewelry market in the United States".

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