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Carat+ adds coloured gemstones section in response to visitor demand

Paul Wild bracelet gems set with tourmaline cabochons (99.79ct), aquamarine cabochons (104.89ct) and indigolith cabochons (62.88ct). Image Copyright of Paul Wild

Visitor feedback has led premiere diamond trade show, CARAT+, to welcome leading coloured gemstone specialists for a debut Coloured Gemstones Sector at its second edition in May 2018.

This carefully curated new show feature will host world-renowned exhibitors, offering a vast array of loose coloured gemstones, gemstone sets, fantasy cuts, carvings and show-stopping stones for astute buyers, retailers and designer jewellers.

With exhibitor numbers tightly controlled to ensure impeccable quality, the Coloured Gemstones Sector will add an extra dimension to CARAT+ while maintaining its reputation as the only specialist diamond event in the iconic city of Antwerp.

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Exhibitors already confirmed for the new CARAT+ Coloured Gemstones Sector include Germany-based and leading international gemstone expert, Paul Wild, and Antwerp-based gemstone dealer, Shapiro Gems.

Carat+ founder and director, Filip Van Laere, shares: “We are delighted to introduce the Coloured Gemstones Sector to the second edition of CARAT+. Feedback from visitors in 2017 revealed that a selection of leading coloured gemstone specialists would support buyers and retailers looking to fulfil specific customer requests, bespoke designs or new collection requirements.

“Now, more than ever, CARAT+ is the only trade-only buying platform to bring the best in diamonds, diamond jewellery and coloured gems to the iconic city of Antwerp.”

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Stacey Hailes

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