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Charles & Colvard Wins JCK Jewelers’ Choice Award

Award-winning Signature Collection piece featured in March/April Issue of JCK Magazine

Research Triangle Park, N.C., March 19, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Charles & Colvard, Ltd. (CTHR), the original and leading worldwide source of created moissanite, today announced the Company’s recognition as a winner in the 2019 JCK Jewelers’ Choice Awards Contest. Voted by industry retail peers, the awards are among the industry’s most prestigious competition for designers.  

Charles & Colvard’s Signature Halo Hearts & Arrows Round Statement Ring placed 1st in the Lab-Grown Diamond and/or Gemstone Jewelry Category. The 14K rose gold ring features a large, 10 mm hearts & arrows round Forever One™ moissanite gemstone that is surrounded by a cluster of marquise and oval cut accent stones to create a showstopper piece which totals just over 5 carats in diamond equivalent weight.

Introduced in September 2018, the Signature Collection by Charles & Colvard is a truly unique and proprietary assortment of bridal and fine jewelry featuring Charles & Colvard Forever One™ moissanite set in patent pending designs inspired by the Company’s floret logo.

“It is an honor to be recognized by our peers and JCK for outstanding achievement in design for this very special Signature Collection ring,” said Suzanne Miglucci, President and CEO, Charles & Colvard. “Each Signature Collection setting emphasizes the brilliance of our moissanite gemstones and our continued commitment to beauty with responsibility.”

“It is humbling and fulfilling for our Signature Collection design to be awarded top billing in a category that celebrates the burgeoning lab-created movement,” said Don O’Connell, Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President, Supply Chain. “From the initial sketches and CAD drawings, to the first sample and collection launch, our team has done an incredible job working together to bring our first proprietary collection to market.”

As a winner, the Company’s piece will be featured in the March/April issue of JCK and featured in the “Best of the Best” JCK Jewelers’ Choice Awards Supplement, as well as recognized at this year’s JCK Las Vegas trade show.

About Charles & Colvard, Ltd.
Charles & Colvard (CTHR) believes luxury can be beautiful and conscientious. As an e-commerce-driven business, the Company uses innovative technology and sustainable practices to lead a revolution in the jewelry industry. As the original pioneer of lab-created moissanite, a rare gemstone formed from silicon carbide, Charles & Colvard delivers a brilliant product at a revolutionary value that meets the needs of today’s discerning customer. Jewelry consumers seek Charles & Colvard products because of their exceptional quality as well as their environmental and social responsibility. Charles & Colvard was founded in 1995 and is based in the Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. For more information, please visit www.charlesandcolvard.com.

Media Contact:
Brittany Kotary
Charles & Colvard
919-468-0399

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