A Grand Tour of Van Cleef’s new collection, shifts in the Chinese luxury market, and lab-grown for Diwali are in this week’s roundup of stories from across the industry.
Are Gen Z consumers interested in diamonds? Fortune analyzes post-pandemic price dynamics and the progress made by lab-grown.
Journey into jewelry
Van Cleef & Arpel’s latest high-jewelry collection debut featured stilt-walking harlequins, leaping court jesters, gladiators, harem girls, a gilded carriage carrying five statuesque ladies dripping in jewels, and more. Read more about the astonishing pieces, inspired by Europe’s Grand Tour tradition, here.
Cosmopolitan predicts some of the hottest jewelry trends for spring 2024, including chunky metals, arm bands, 3D floral and nature-inspired designs.
The shopping list for the Indian Diwali festival now includes lab-grown diamonds, The Economic Times reported. Rings made using synthetics were the most popular category, industry insiders told the newspaper.
Sustainability, Gen Z, and new wealth are propelling the growth of China’s luxury watch and jewelry market, according to Jing Daily.
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