Charlotte, North Carolina-based diamond importer Diamonds Direct will celebrate the opening of its first store in South Carolina in Mount Pleasant with a grand opening Feb. 10.
The event will start at 10:30 a.m. and feature members of the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce, the City of Mount Pleasant and the Mount Pleasant Business and Professional Association, as well as food from Hamby's Catering and a coffee and tea bar.
This new store, the company's seventh, is located at 1911 Highway 17 N., next to the Mount Pleasant Towne Centre. It will sell both mounted and loose diamonds in a variety of sizes, weights, shapes and certifications.
Ayelet Gilady will manage the 6,500-square-foot showroom with a staff of eight people. The store will operate Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.