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Lab-Grown Diamond Jewelry Is Poised for Explosive Growth

2022 will be the year of the wedding. According to The Wedding Report, some 2.5 million couples will tie the knot next year, following a two-year lull when only 1.3 married in 2020 and 1.9 million in 2021. That will break a previous record for marriages set in 1984. Not only will a historic number […]

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Diamond Jewelry Sales Are Booming, but Can It Last?

Despite the disruptions from the pandemic, declining marriage rates and the growing availability of lab-grown diamonds as a less expensive but structurally and chemically identical substitute for the natural alternative, the market for natural, mined diamond jewelry has barely skipped a beat. Independent research firm, Edahn Golan Diamond Research & Data reports that overall U.S. […]

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Alex and Ani’s Future Looks Even Brighter after Bankruptcy

Last month, Alex and Ani filed a “comprehensive financial and operational restructuring” support agreement with its debt holders and equity sponsors. The first step in the restructuring process was filing Chapter 11 proceedings in Delaware’s bankruptcy court. In announcing the restructuring, the company also said it was looking for a buyer. In the filing, the company […]

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How Signet Differentiates Kay and Zales To Expand the Mid-Priced Jewelry Market

Following a challenging pandemic year when Signet Jewelers’ sales declined 14.8%, the company’s turnaround began in earnest during the second half of the fiscal year. Fourth quarter sales rose 1.5% – and 5.1% in North America where the company generates over 90% of revenue. The company’s recovery continues apace, with revenues reaching $1.7 billion in […]

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Pandora and Diamond Foundry Answer Consumers’ Growing Demand for Lab-Grown Diamonds

Lab-grown diamonds, the manmade alternative to naturally-grown diamonds, have faced an uphill battle to be recognized by the jewelry industry as an acceptable alternative to mined diamonds. Now Pandora, the world’s largest jewelry company by volume, and Diamond Foundry, one of the nation’s leading producers of lab-grown diamonds, are out with news that prove the […]

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