Diamond Market

Diamond Market Size, Share, Trends, Growth, and Industry Analysis, By Product (Polished and Rough), By Application (Jewellery and Industrial), By Type (Natural and Synthetic), and Regional Analysis and Forecast 2032.

Consumer Goods & Services | April 2024 | Report ID: EMR00755 | Pages: 258

Global Diamond Market is predicted to reach approximately USD 137.30 billion by 2032, at a CAGR of 3.60% from 2024 to 2032.


Diamonds are precious gems famous for their extreme shine and how rare they are. They are usually formed deep inside the earth’s mantle under high temperature and pressure that last millions of years. Once they have been extracted by mining, they undergo cutting and polishing processes which increases their beauty and worth. These stones are highly valued culturally and economically and they are often used in making jewellery to symbolize love, engagement or even to show affluence. The diamond market is global and deals with diamonds from all over the world.

Recently, the demand and supply for diamonds globally have been fluctuating due to several factors like shifts in consumer taste, economic situations and geo-political tensions. Though there have been difficulties, the market still pushes on with essential diamond-producing nations including Russia, Botswana and Canada playing paramount roles in its supply chain. Besides, improvement in technology has made it possible for better mining as well as diamond processing techniques which has both affected the entire supply chain and market dynamics also.

Equally there is a rise in sustainable practices and transparency in the diamond industry owing to growing environmental and ethical concerns. At large, the global market for diamonds is highly intricate as it is subject to a variety of physical, economic and social forces which are responsible for where it is and where it is going.

The diamond market uses a complex rating system that assesses different characteristics like color, clarity, cut or carat. It establishes prices and facilitates negotiations. Moreover, artificial diamonds that look like natural ones have already appeared at the market. Lab-made diamonds are considered ethically responsible and eco-friendly nonetheless, they can't solve problems related to their unique positioning and consumer perception.


Global Diamond report scope and segmentation.

Report Attribute


Estimated Market Value (2023)

USD 99.87 billion

Projected Market Value (2032)

USD 137.30 billion

Base Year


Forecast Years

2024 – 2032

Scope of the Report

Historical and Forecast Trends, Industry Drivers and Constraints, Historical and Forecast Market Analysis by Product, By Application, By Type, & Region.

Segments Covered

By Material, By Product Type, By Operation Methods, By Application, & By Region.

Forecast Units

Value (USD Billion or Million), and Volume (Units)

Quantitative Units

Revenue in USD million/billion and CAGR from 2024 to 2032.

Regions Covered

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa.

Countries Covered

U.S., Canada, Mexico, U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, China, India, Japan, South Korea, Brazil, Argentina, GCC Countries, and South Africa, among others.

Report Coverage

Market growth drivers, restraints, opportunities, Porter’s five forces analysis, PEST analysis, value chain analysis, regulatory landscape, market attractiveness analysis by segments and region, company market share analysis.

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Global Diamond dynamics

The global diamond market exists within a dynamic ecosystem constructed by a myriad of factors that are interlinked. What is central to this dynamic is the fragile equilibrium between supply and demand, which is largely driven by economic conditions, consumer tastes, and geopolitical events. Variations in these factors can have far-reaching consequences for market dynamics, leading to changes in prices, levels of production, and trading behaviours.

Furthermore, technology has been evolving thereby further transforming the sector as it enhances efficiency in the mining, processing, as well as marketing of diamonds. A growing number of businesses are using new technologies like blockchain to make their supply chains more transparent and trustworthy regarding where diamonds come from and how they were sourced ethically.

In addition, there are rules and measures in the diamond trade to guarantee that diamonds come from ethical sources. The framework established for the purpose of preventing the trade in diamonds from areas in conflict, called the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme (KPCS), brings a lot of transparency and makes people accountable in the market as well. Consequently, consumers are now demanding products that have been sourced sustainably and ethically pushing for changes in the market hence industry players are being forced to adopt the use of eco-friendly materials and also go for corporate responsibility.


Global Diamond drivers

  • Consumer Demand and Preferences

The global diamond market depends very much on what people want. When people make more money and their countries become richer, they are likely to buy luxury things like diamonds and this is especially true in developing economies for example China and India. There are other important factors which influence this established want to spend money on diamonds and this include changes in traditions or culture like more women preferring to buy these items independently. Alongside, these stones still symbolize affection and commitment as well as affluence hence individuals will always desire them when in love or wishing to show their esteem among peers. As a consequence of this timeless appeal, they will always command a ready market irrespective of economic swings.

  • Technological Advancements

In the diamond industry, technological innovations are very important in terms of efficiency and productivity. They make use of such things as automated drilling and sorting processes to advance the extraction rates and cut down on operational costs. In the same vein, cutting and polishing technologies for diamonds improve accuracy and quality thereby increasing the worth of the end product.

Moreover, the technology behind block chain in the digital world is slowly becoming popular for boosting openness and tracking all the way from the mine to customer end thus solving ethical issues concerning where they come from and whether they are real or not. Accepting such technological improvements does not just smooth operations but also makes other ways open for market extension and invention.



  • Geopolitical Instability

There are big challenges faced by the global diamond market because geopolitical tensions and conflicts affect regions where diamonds come from. Production can differ regularly because of civil unrest, political issues or arguments on commerce. These problems can also push prices up or down. Moreover, while government regulations aimed at preventing the trade of conflict diamonds are important, they can also be a double-edged sword causing industry players to incur extra costs through increased bureaucracies and therefore lose on market access and profits.

  • Environmental and Ethical Concerns

Environmental degradation due to diamond mining activities such as deforestation and habitat destruction raise environmental and consumer organization concerns about it among customers. Similarly, labour rights violation and human rights abuse issues that are connected to the diamonds ethical sourcing tarnish the industry reputation and erode consumer trust over it. Requiring significant investment in sustainable mining practices, ethical sourcing initiatives and transparent supply chain management to address these concerns, which can be difficult to some market players in terms of costs and operational adjustments.



  • Lab-Grown Diamonds

The emergence of artificial intelligence in this sector is seen as a bright prospect for the diamond market. They are a better choice than the traditionally mined diamonds considering that they are also produced using more advanced technological methods. For some time now, sustainability and ethical sourcing have been the main issues based on which consumers make their decisions while buying products and services, and this is why lab-grown diamonds have become a preference for a section of environmentally cautious consumers.

Besides, the cost of lab-grown diamonds is often less than that of natural ones, making them reachable to many buyers. Players in the industry can diversify their offerings, explore untapped market niches, and remain relevant in a changing market setup by embracing this innovation.


Segment Overview

  • By Product

By Product market segmentation divides diamonds into worn smooth or unworked designs. Worn smooth ones are those gemstones that have been cut, polished and finished with a view to improving their brightness and beauty for making jewelry and other luxurious items.

Conversely, unworked designs are those ones obtained from the ground in their natural state hence containing their original coarseness. The prime source of polished diamond is the unrefined diamond which is obtained from the earth being transformed into finished gems through a rigorous process. The dynamics of polished and rough diamond segments are closely linked. Changes in one segment frequently affect the other, mirroring changes in supply, demand, and price within the market.

  • By Application

By application market is segmented into, rings, necklaces, earrings and bangles among others in the class of such items. The beauty in diamonds used to make jewellery is not just in what can be seen but also in the emotions they carry with them especially love represented by diamond rings during weddings and engagements.

On the other hand, industrial sector deals with diamonds used in industries like cutting, drilling, grinding or polishing metal surfaces. Industrial-grade diamonds, which are called bort or boart, have hardness and thermal conductivity that are outstanding and are indispensable for a variety of industries including mining, construction, electronics.

  • By Type

By type, market is segmented into two diamonds, both differ from each other some are natural while other are synthetic. Naturally occurring diamonds have existed for several million years since they are produced deep within the earth’s mantle under unique geological conditions. Due to their scarcity, originality and distinct features moulded by nature, they are highly valued.

Conversely, artificial diamonds are made in laboratories with strict controls to mimic what happens during growth of a natural diamond using sophisticated technological processes. In terms of characteristics, they are identical to mined diamonds both physically and chemically thus providing an ethical and sustainable alternative. They are in demand for making jewellery items and for industrial use because they appeal to customers who are environmentally sensitive.


Global Diamond Overview by Region

Africa has always been on top in producing diamonds, Botswana among others like Russia or South Africa that make up large proportions global production volume on this precious stone’s commodity market. Botswana has always stood out as one of the key players in the global diamond industry due its huge deposits of precious rocks and its links with De Beers-the largest company dealing with minerals extraction around the globe.

Recently, nonetheless, additional regions comprising Canada and Australia prospered as crucial sources in the diamond industry all over the world as a result of utilizing up-to-date mining techniques and strict regulations on environment among their strategies to sustainably extract such precious minerals.

Moreover, Asia-Pacific, notably China and India, serves as a major market for diamonds consumption due to increasing wealth and special cultural connotations of these precious stones in these regions. It is also worth noting that North America and Europe continue to play key roles in diamond trade due to such prominent trading centers as Antwerp (Belgium), New York City or Mumbai (India) that facilitate global diamond trade.



Global Diamond Market competitive landscape

The competitive landscape of the global diamond market is marked by established industry giants like De Beers Group and ALROSA dominating rough diamond production, leveraging extensive mining operations and market expertise. In the polished diamond segment, companies such as Tiffany & Co., Signet Jewellers, and Chow Tai Fook lead the way with strong brand recognition and marketing efforts. Additionally, the emergence of lab-grown diamonds has introduced new players like Diamond Foundry and De Beers' Lightbox, offering synthetic alternatives to natural diamonds.

These competitors aim to capitalize on the growing demand for ethical and sustainable diamonds. The competitive dynamics are influenced by factors such as pricing strategies, product differentiation, technological innovation, and regulatory compliance, influencing market positioning and strategies of industry players as they navigate the evolving landscape of the diamond market.

Key Players:

  • De Beers Group
  • Rio Tinto
  • Tiffany & Co.
  • Signet Jewelers
  • Chow Tai Fook
  • Diamond Foundry
  • Lightbox (De Beers)
  • Petra Diamonds
  • Lucara Diamond Corp.


Global Diamond market Recent Developments

  • Apr 2024, Limelight Lab Grown Diamonds secures a $1 million investment from two leading jewelry companies.
  • July 2023, Burgundy Diamond Mines Limited, a diamond mining firm, successfully concluded the acquisition of Arctic Canadian Diamond Company (ACDC), which holds ownership of the Ekati mine in Canada's Northwest Territories region. This strategic move is poised to bolster Burgundy Diamond Mines' vertical integration strategy throughout the diamond value chain.
  • July 2023, De Beers Group inked an agreement with the Botswana government aimed at augmenting the allocation of rough stones to the African nation. The initiative aims to bolster the capacity of the company's facility and escalate the provision of rough stones by 50 percent within the coming decade.
  • May 2023, Blackstone Inc., one of the world's premier alternative asset management firms, revealed its acquisition of the diamond grading company 'International Gemological Institute' (IGI) for a sum of USD 535 million. This acquisition marks a significant milestone in Blackstone's expansion endeavours, particularly within the Indian market.


Scope of global Diamond report

Global Diamond report segmentation



By Product

  • Polished
  • Rough

By Application

  • Jewelry
  • Industrial

By Type

  • Natural
  • Synthetic

By Geography

  • North America (USA, and Canada)
  • Europe (UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe)
  • Asia Pacific (Japan, China, India, Australia, Southeast Asia and Rest of Asia Pacific)
  • Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, and Rest of Latin America)
  • Middle East & Africa (South Africa, GCC, and Rest of Middle East & Africa)

Customization Scope

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Objectives of the Study

The objectives of the study are summarized in 5 stages. They are as mentioned below:

  • Global Diamond size and forecast: To identify and estimate the market size for global Diamond Market segmented By Product, By Application, By Type, and by region. Also, to understand the consumption/ demand created by consumers between 2024 and 2032.
  • Market Landscape and Trends: To identify and infer the drivers, restraints, opportunities, and challenges for global Diamond
  • Market Influencing Factors: To find out the factors which are affecting the market of global Diamond among consumers.
  • Company Profiling: To provide a detailed insight into the major companies operating in the market. The profiling will include the financial health of the company's past 2-3 years with segmental and regional revenue breakup, product offering, recent developments, SWOT analysis, and key strategies.

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Data Collection

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Primary Research

After the secondary research process, we initiate the primary research phase in which we interact with companies operating within the market space. We interact with related industries to understand the factors that can drive or hamper a market. Exhaustive primary interviews are conducted. Various sources from both the supply and demand sides are interviewed to obtain qualitative and quantitative information for a report which includes suppliers, product providers, domain experts, CEOs, vice presidents, marketing & sales directors, Type & innovation directors, and related key executives from various key companies to ensure a holistic and unbiased picture of the market. 

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In the bottom-up approach, we arrived at the country market size by identifying the revenues and market shares of the key market players. The country market sizes then were added up to arrive at regional market size of the decorated apparel, which eventually added up to arrive at global market size.

This is one of the most reliable methods as the information is directly obtained from the key players in the market and is based on the primary interviews from the key opinion leaders associated with the firms considered in the research. Furthermore, the data obtained from the company sources and the primary respondents was validated through secondary sources including government publications and Bloomberg.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Global Diamond forecast period is 2024 - 2032.
According to global Diamond research, the market is expected to grow at a CAGR of ~ 3.60% over the next eight years.
The possible segments in global Diamond are based on By Product, By Application, By Type, & by region.
The expected market size for Global Diamond is USD 99.87 billion in 2023.
The major players in the market are De Beers Group, ALROSA, Rio Tinto, Tiffany & Co., Signet Jewelers, Chow Tai Fook, Diamond Foundry, Lightbox (De Beers), Petra Diamonds, Lucara Diamond Corp.

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