NEW YORK, Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Charles & Colvard Direct, LLC d/b/a Lulu Avenue a wholly owned subsidiary of Charles & Colvard Ltd. (NASDAQ: CTHR) is officially presenting its direct-selling fashion and fine jewelry collection for fall 2013. Lulu Avenue is comprised of exclusive designs by Frances Gadbois of JudeFrances, a California based jewelry designer, offering an array of on-trend and versatile fashion jewelry. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130925/NY85929 ) Lulu Avenue is also the only direct seller that offers Charles & Colvard Created Moissanite ®, The World's Most Brilliant Gem™, a gemstone that has more fire and brilliance than diamond. "We are thrilled to provide women this great line of affordable fine and fashion jewelry," says Michelle Jones, president of Lulu Avenue. Charles & Colvard is a publicly-held company based in Morrisville, NC and is the exclusive global supplier of the moissanite gem. This new seasonal fall line of jewelry combines on-trend gold and gunmetal pieces in a variety of styles ranging from chandelier earrings and posts to bangles, cuffs, necklaces, chains, and cocktail and stackable rings. JudeFrances is also known for their interchangeable collection of pendants and charms. This brand offers an array of options, which makes mixing and matching easy and fun. "Working with other metal sources gives me the creative freedom to design a line of fashion jewelry that is classic, dramatic, elegant and affordable," says designer Frances Gadbois. Lulu Avenue offers women stylish looks without denting their pocketbooks. The line includes rich and vibrant jewel tones and stones. The core collection features everything from versatile chains and charms to rings, cuffs bangles and more in silver, gold and leather. To support this official fall 2013 kick-off, Lulu Avenue is engaged in numerous business partnerships and activities including the recent sponsorship of the GBK Style Lounge in NYC during Fashion Week; partnering with Lucky Magazine for a digital ad campaign and presence at their annual NYC FABB blogger conference in October; sponsoring "Stepping up" events in New York and Chicago for The Step Up Women's Network, a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to inspire women and girls to fulfill their potential. Lulu Avenue can create a new career path, through direct sales, for those people who are dreaming of financial freedom, planning a special family vacation or a long weekend with friends. Lulu Avenue offers lifestyle changes and business opportunities that can help make those dreams a reality.