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Colored gemstones demand rising with jewelry and ornaments industry accounting for 85% Sales

Global colored gemstones sales is expected to grow at a healthy CAGR of over 5.7% during the study forecast period 2021-2031, exhibiting a positive recovery from period of muted growth in 2020, according to a latest study by an ESOMAR-certified market research and consulting firm. The research study tracks colored gemstones sales in 20+ countries, offering a lucid analysis on how growth trend will unfold.

Since past many years mining operations have caused numerous environmental problems. Government efforts towards environmental conservations have encouraged many companies to operate more responsibly within the sector. In response to changing priorities of nations around the world, some of the players are increasingly undertaking efforts to maintain utmost operational transparency and offer most responsibly sourced colored gemstones.

Gemfields, is one such company that is adopting numerous efforts to change mining culture in light of growing sustainability.  The company is committed to undertake sustainable mining operations. Before starting any operations, it works with relevant authorities to carry out assessment of the impact on environment.

Besides this, there are few other prominent players operating in the market who are introducing initiatives and programs to minimize the negative impact on the environment and also promote social welfare. These developments are expected to have considerable influence on the market.

According to the report, increasing usage of colored gemstones in jewelry and ornaments is expected to drive the sales of colored gemstones. The jewelry and ornaments segment is forecast to account for above 85% of sales in the market through 2031.

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Key Takeaways from the colored gemstones Market Study

  • Study has forecast the market to rise at a CAGR of 5.7% between 2021 and 2031
  • The U.S. will remain dominant market within North America, accounting for nearly 85% of sales in the region
  • Incessantly rising demand for gemstones will enable the U.K. market exhibit above 8% y-o-y growth in 2021
  • Increasing spending power of consumers will support expansion in Germany and France
  • China will continue dominating East Asia market, trailed closely by Japan

“Establishment of online B2B store is expected to help the market boast increasing sales. To capitalize on existing opportunities, players are engaged expanding their sales network by collaborating with end-use industry giants.” says an analyst.

Impact of Covid-19 on the Market

The colored gemstone is a global market with expansive supply chain. Stones travel across numerous borders and many hands before they are embedded in a beautiful jewelry. The outbreak of novel coronavirus resulted in stopping travel, border closures, holding of shipping and cancellation of numerous trade shows that further hampered the market growth. The outbreak has impacted the industry mining and cutting operations and end use wholesale and retail thus affecting the sales. But as the economies enter the reviving phase the market is slowly reflecting growth opportunities.

Who is winning?

Some of the key players present in the colored gemstones market are Anglo American Plc, Gemfields group Ltd., Petra Diamonds Ltd., Rockwell Diamonds Inc., Gem Diamonds Ltd., PJSC ALROSA, Swarovski Group, Botswana diamond Plc., Dominion Diamonds Corporation, Mountain Province Diamonds Inc., Trans Hex Group Ltd., MIF Gems Co. Ltd., Greenland Ruby, Merlin Diamonds Ltd., Fura Gems Inc. and among others. Extensive organization of trade shows, exhibitions and other such events has driven a desire among end consumers to adopt products embedded with colored gemstones.

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