According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for jewelry were 27.66% higher in 2017 versus 2000.
Between 2000 and 2017: Jewelry experienced an average inflation rate of 1.45% per year. In other words, jewelry costing $100 in the year 2000 would cost $127.66 in 2017 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.10% 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 2000-2017 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: