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Carat+ visitor numbers surpass expectations

Carat+ visitor numbers surpass expectations

The second edition of premier diamond trade show Carat+ closed on Tuesday, May 8, after a positive three-days of buying, and networking. This year the Antwerp-based trade show surpassed its attendance goals, with a total of 3,829 visitors attending the show across all three days. This was up from 2,927 last year). Among those visitors

Gemological Institute of America snaps up starring role at Carat+

One of the world’s premier diamond events has enhanced the splendour of its upcoming forum by unveiling an industry figurehead as one of the keynote speakers. Carat+ has announced that GIA (Gemological Institute of America) executive vice president and chief laboratory and research officer, Tom Moses, will speak at a GIA GemFest during the 2018

Carat+ adds coloured gemstones section in response to visitor demand

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

Carat+ unveils details for 2018 diamond trade show

The second edition of premier diamond trade show, Carat+, will open at the Antwerp Expo Belgium on May 6, introducing new show features and welcoming leading industry professionals from across the globe. Launched for the first time in 2017, Carat+ won the praise of exhibitors and visitors alike with its striking trade show floor and

Rare 4.03ct blue diamond goes under the hammer

A rare four-carat blue diamond is set to go under the hammer with an estimated price tag of £1.5m at Bonhams London Fine Jewellery today.  The sale of 188 lots includes a selection of white and coloured diamonds, sapphires from Kashmir, Burma and Sri Lanka, signed jewellery from Cartier and Van Cleef & Arpels, and

INTERVIEW: Carat* London CEO discusses sparkling success

As last year marked one of Carat* London’s best years to date, Professional Jeweller caught up with the brand’s chief executive officer, Scott Thompson, to find out what made 2016 such a success and his plans for further growth…   Professional Jeweller: How has Carat* London been evolving as a brand throughout the years? ST:

UK multiple sees 183% boost in Carat* London sales over December

An unnamed UK retail multiple saw a 183% increase in sales of fashion jewellery brand Carat* London across its sites last month. The news comes as Carat* reported its sales were up 20% overall on last year as it experienced a bumper trading period over Christmas. Its silver ‘millennium bracelet’ was particularly successful and sales

Carat* launches new two jewellery collections for AW16

Fashion jewellery brand Carat* will be launching two new jewellery collections for AW16 next month. Two new ranges, Eden and Noa, will joins the brand’s recently launched Stella collection in stores and online from November. The Eden collection draws inspiration from a secret garden. The rose gold adorned range features new forms with negative spaces