Jewelry and Silverware Manufacturers

Jewelry and Silverware Manufacturers

Overview

The 2,100 jewelry and silverware manufacturers in the US manufacture all types of jewelry, silverware, and related components. Major product categories include gold and platinum jewelry; silver and silver-clad jewelry; jewelry made of precious stones, semi-precious stones, pearls, or stamped metal; and costume jewelry. Silverware accounts for a very small percentage of the industry.

Seasonal Demand

Demand for jewelry is highly seasonal and peaks during gift-giving occasions, such as the November-December holidays, Valentine’s Day, and Mother’s Day.

Competition From Imports

The US is a net importer of jewelry and silverware and imports account for five to six times the value of domestic production.