You could be forgiven for thinking a treasure hunt is child's play.
But in celebration of the opening of their glossy new showroom in Manchester city centre, jewellers at Steven Stone have hidden a beautiful diamond worth £5,000 for one lucky shopper to find.
With showrooms currently in London and Hale in Cheshire, Steven Stone is reopening its doors in Manchester city centre in November, and will now be located on the third floor of St John’s Court, just a stone’s throw from Spinningfields.
To celebrate the opening, a five-day treasure hunt is about to take place, giving shoppers the chance to find – and keep – a one carat lab-grown gemstone, with a retail value of £5,000.
From Monday, November 1 to Friday, November 5 at 12pm, the team will reveal consecutive digits of the postcode location where the exquiste prize is hidden.
For each day of the week, a new digit will be unveiled, along with a cryptic clue, in a bid to draw diamond hunters closer to the prize.
On the final day of the treasure hunt, Friday, November 5, those signed up to take part will receive an exclusive email with one final clue.
Whoever gets their hands on the diamond can have it set into a piece of jewellery worth up to £600, whether it’s an engagement ring, pendant, or a special Christmas gift for a loved one.
Established in 1937, Steven Stone is led by Cheshire-born brothers, Maxwell and Zack Stone, who have worked in the diamond industry for more than 15 years.
Previously located at Hardman Square, the doors were closed in 2020 to make way for a more collaborative environment, to allow customers and designers to create custom pieces of jewellery together.
Creative director, Maxwell Stone, said : “We are delighted to be opening our new city centre showroom, and what better way to celebrate than to give one lucky person the chance to seek this one-of-a-kind gem.”
Managing director, Zack Stone, added: “We’ve been working on the new showroom for over 12 months now, after facing unfortunate delays due to Covid-19, so we can’t wait to finally open our doors and spread the word with our exciting treasure hunt.
“Everyone deserves a diamond, so whether you want to pop the question to your partner or give your mum a gift she’ll never forget, this is your chance, so keep your eyes peeled next week.”
Treasure hunters should keep their eyes peeled for a Steven Stone gift box, sealed with a beautiful pink ribbon, containing instructions on how to claim the prize.
Please note: To protect the prize, a replica cubic stone will be hidden inside the prize bag, not the genuine diamond. The winner should contact Steven Stone within 24 hours to claim their prize.
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