Category Archives: Research

Diamonds: Timeless Gems in a Changing World

The Global Diamond Industry: A Portrait of Growth

This report, completed in 2012, adds depth to Bain’s 2011 overview of the diamond industry by taking a detailed look at the dynamics of consumer demand across the globe, in the short and medium term. The report also presents a highly detailed view of consumer preferences, based on surveys of more than 5,000 diamond consumers […]

The Global Diamond Industry: Lifting the Veil of Mystery

This 2011 report sheds light on the multibillion-dollar diamond industry, from mining to retail, both for jewelry and industrial purposes. The report discusses new diamond supplies that have emerged over the past few decades, as well as the expansion of a production hub that was once confined to southern Africa and controlled by De Beers’ […]