According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for jewelry were 26.86% higher in 2018 versus 2000.
Between 2000 and 2018: Jewelry experienced an average inflation rate of 1.33% per year. In other words, jewelry costing $100 in the year 2000 would cost $126.86 in 2018 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.08% during this same period, inflation for jewelry was lower.
In the year 2000: Pricing changed by -3.15%, significantly below the average yearly change for jewelry during the 2000-2018 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2000 (3.38%), price inflation for jewelry was much lower.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Jewelry: