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Charles & Colvard (CTHR) Gains Global Distribution For Moissanite Through Amazon.com

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Exclusive global supplier of the unique, near-colorless moissanite gem, Charles & Colvard, Ltd. entered into a distribution agreement with the world's leading digital marketplace, Amazon.com, to directly supply their moissanite fine jewelry to the online retailer. The deal is to become effective as of August 2013.

"Amazon's commitment to superior customer service coupled with its state-of-the-art jewelry shopping section offers an ideal platform to increase awareness of the value and luxury of moissanite jewelry," said CEO at Charles & Colvard, Randy N. McCullough. "Our more brilliant, ethical and cost-effective alternative to diamonds paired with Amazon's e-commerce expertise creates an exciting partnership. We're looking forward to continued growth and future success."

The strategic partnership between Charles & Colvard and Amazon.com will increase exposure, both national and international for the uniquely bright, durable and rare gem. Moissanite, the most world's most brilliant gemâ„¢, will be showcased through the Charles W. Moissanite Signature Collection, designed by well-known Charles Winston.

"This partnership with the world's largest e-tailer further expands our distribution network and exemplifies the consumer acceptance and excitement for our proprietary moissanite gemstone," states McCullough.

The Charles W. Moissanite Signature Collection on Amazon shows fashionably classic jewelry pieces, all designed in beautiful 14 karat gold. The collection is in collaboration with Charles Winston and currently available through Amazon's newly redesigned jewelry section of their site. Additional design offerings are in talks to include options in fine silver for fall of 2013 and also for Valentines' Day 2014.

To learn more, please visit charlesandcolvard.com

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