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Charles & Colvard Embraces Lab-Grown Diamonds
Charles & Colvard, the producer of synthetic-moissanite jewelry, has launched a line of bridal and fashion pieces featuring lab-grown diamonds.“There is a growing awareness of and demand for lab-created gems,” Don O’Connell, the company’s CEO, said...
Retail Sep 21, 2020 Rapaport News
Wave Ring
DPA Raises Concerns over Synthetics Marketing
The Diamond Producers Association (DPA) is worried lab-growndiamond suppliers will use the new Federal Trade Commission (FTC) guidelines toconfuse consumers — a claim synthetics companies reject.The FTC last month removed the word “natural”...
Marketing Aug 06, 2018 Rapaport News
Alrosa Diamond Inspector
Alrosa Scanner Takes Stab at Synthetics
Alrosa has launched a device that can identify both syntheticdiamonds and other imitations, the miner said Wednesday. The Alrosa Diamond Inspector analyzes individual stones, aswell as mounted jewelry, and can distinguish natural...
Technology Mar 22, 2018 Rapaport News
GIA Finds Moissanite Disguised as Diamond 150
GIA Spots Moissanite Posing as Rough Diamond
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) has identified asynthetic moissanite stone that had been submitted to one of its laboratories as anatural rough diamond.The GIA’s Carlsbad lab recently examined the 9.71-caratstone, whose shape was...
Technology Feb 11, 2018 Rapaport News
Charles & Colvard Sees Sales Increase
Charles & Colvard’s expanded relationship with Warren Buffett’s HelzbergDiamonds helped boost the moissanite manufacturer’s sales for the secondquarter, it said Thursday.Net sales at Charles & Colvard increased 1.8% year onyear to $6.6 million,...
Retail Aug 06, 2017 Rapaport News
Charles & Colvard, Helzberg Expand Retail Deal
Charles & Colvard will double the number of HelzbergDiamonds stores where its moissanite jewelry is available, under an extensionof its arrangement with the Warren Buffett-owned retailer.“Our companies share a common customer, and this expansioninitiative...
Retail Mar 05, 2017 Rapaport News
Charles & Colvard Moissanite Sales Improve
Charles & Colvard reported second quarter revenue rose and itsloss narrowed due to improved sales of its Forever One moissanite brand. Sales increased 5.6 percent to $6.5 million in the three monthsthat ended June...
Retail Aug 08, 2016 Rapaport News
Charles & Colvard’s 1Q Sales Soar to Highest in Almost 10 Years
Charles & Colvard, the creator of diamond substituteMoissanite, posted its highest quarterly revenue figure for nearly a decadethanks to a supersized purchase by its biggest customer.Sales soared 62 percent to $11.4 million in the three monthsto March 31 as a client...
Retail May 02, 2016 Rapaport News
Moissanite Maker Aims to 'Compete with Diamonds'
Charles & Colvard, the world’s primary maker andseller of diamond substitute moissanite, reported revenue grew 20 percent to$30.8 million in 2015 as ecommerce sales soared.Direct-to-consumerecommerce revenue surged 59 percent to $5.4 million, helping the company topare...
Technology Mar 09, 2016 Rapaport News
Global Moissanite Market to Grow to $49M by 2025 as Use in Rings Soars
The global moissanite market will grow to $48.8 million by2025 amid a “stupendous” rise in the use of the diamond substitute in rings,according to estimates by Persistence Market Research.The industryis anticipated to expand at a compound annual growth rate of 6.2...
Technology Mar 07, 2016 Rapaport News
Charles & Colvard
Charles & Colvard Hires Third CEO This Year; 3Q Loss Cut to $2M
Charles & Colvard has appointed SuzanneMiglucci as the jewelry manufacturer and supplier’s third president and chiefexecutive officer this year. Miglucci is currently chief marketing officer ate-commerce group ChannelAdvisor Corporation and a member of Charles &Colvard’s...
Manufacturing Nov 15, 2015 Rapaport News
Charles & Colvard
Charles & Colvard Introduces Branded Colorless Moissanite
Retailer Charles & Colvard, Ltd. is expanding its moissaniteproduct line with the addition of Forever One, the company's first colorless(D-E-F) grade of the lab-grown gemstone. They are marketed as sociallyresponsible and available at a fraction of the...
Retail Sep 10, 2015 Rapaport News
Charles & Colvard
Charles & Colvard Appoints Beasley as President, CEO
Charles & Colvard Ltd. appointed Marvin Beasley to the position of president and CEO to succeed Randy McCullough, who informed the board on March 17 that he was retiring. Beasley has served as a director of the company since...
Gemstones Mar 18, 2015 Jeff Miller
Charles & Colvard's Loss Widens to $13M in 2014
RAPAPORT.. Charles & Colvard Ltd. reported that sales fell 10 percent year on year to $25.6 million in 2014. Revenue across U.S. operations rose 7 percent to $22.1 million, while international sales plummeted 55 percent to $3.5 million....
Gemstones Mar 13, 2015 Jeff Miller
Charles & Colvard's Revenue -34%, Loss Widens to $3M
Charles & Colvard Ltd. reported that sales plummeted 34 percent year on year to $4.5 million in the third quarter that ended on September 30. Revenue from the moissanite maker's U.S. division fell 9 percent to $3.5...
Financial-Legal Nov 17, 2014 Jeff Miller
Charles & Colvard's Sales +20% But Loss Widens to $6M
Charles & Colvard's revenue rose 20.4 percent year on year to $7.84 million for the second quarter that ended on June 30. However, costs and expenses jumped 34.1 percent to $9.88 million, driving a quarterly...
Financial-Legal Aug 01, 2014 Jeff Miller
Charles & Colvard Introduces The Survivor Collection
Charles & Colvard Ltd. collaborated with Sue Paist of Chicago, Illinois for a new gemstone jewelry line, The Survivor Collection, to celebrate breast cancer survivors. The collection includes rings and pendants featuring two...
Gemstones Jun 17, 2014 Jeff Miller
Charles & Colvard's 1Q Sales -7%, Loss at $1M
Charles & Colvard Ltd. reported that revenue fell 7 percent year on year to $6.1 million in the first quarter that ended on March 31. However, U.S. sales rose 12 percent to $5.7 million, primarily due to an increase...
Financial-Legal Apr 30, 2014 Jeff Miller
Charles & Colvard Reports FY Sales +27%, Loss of $1M
Charles & Colvard reported that its revenue improved 26.9 percent year on year to $28.49 million for the fiscal year that ended on December 31. Total costs and expenses jumped 35.5 percent to $30.07...
Financial-Legal Mar 27, 2014 Jeff Miller
McCullough: 'Forever Brilliant' is Ideal Alternative to Diamonds
Moissanite creator Charles & Colvard Ltd. reached out to potential customers with a new campaign meant to draw attention to its affordable, authentic fine jewelry by touting the brand's Forever Brilliant collection. Charles & Colvard...
Gemstones Dec 10, 2013 Jeff Miller
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