Omi Privé Receives Multiple Accolades in the 2018 AGTA Spectrum Awards

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CUPRIAN TOURMALINE PLATINUM RING TAKES TOP PRIZE IN CLASSICAL DIVISIONClassical_1stPlaceThe annual American Gem Trade Association Spectrum Awards competition was held in New York City this past week with over 400 entries from jewelry designers and gemstone lapidaries. Omi Privé was awarded five prizes in multiple categories by the esteemed panel of industry judges, which was comprised of both jewelry retailers and designers.

The first place prize for the Classical division was bestowed upon Omi Privé’s 10.23 carat cuprian elbaite tourmaline, Paraíba tourmaline and diamond platinum ring. Bridal Manufacturing Honors were awarded to a suite of three perfectly matched padparadscha sapphires, 7.17 total carats set with diamonds in a 3-stone 18K rose gold ring. Also, in the Bridal Wear category, a 6.12 carat cabochon alexandrite ring designed by Niveet Nagpal, and submitted by Somewhere in the Rainbow Collection was awarded third place. In the Business/Day Wear category a 9.39 carat black opal and Paraíba tourmaline pendant was awarded second place and blue sapphire and diamond cufflinks were bestowed with Men’s Wear Platinum Honors.

“There is no finer recognition in the world of colored gemstones than to receive a Spectrum Award,” stated president and head designer Niveet Nagpal. “This competition is the pinnacle of our industry, to receive five awards is an incredible honor. Accolades such as this validate our passion for gemstones and the designs that they inspire. Thank you to the judges for recognizing my ultimate vision for each individual gemstone and the care we take with our hand craftsmanship.”

 


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Bridal Wear Manufacturing Honors
Padparadscha Sapphire and Diamond 3-Stone Ring

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Classical 1st Place
Cuprian Elbaite Tourmaline and Diamond Ring

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Bridal Wear Third Place
Alexandrite Cabochon and Diamond Platinum Ring

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Business/Day Wear Second Place
Opal, Paraíba Tourmaline and Diamond Pendant

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Men’s Wear Platinum Honors
Sapphire and Diamond Platinum Cufflinks

The American Gem Trade Association will honor all Spectrum Award Winners at the annual Spectrum Awards Gala at the 2019 AGTA Tucson Gem show.  Further details of the award-winning pieces may be found online at OmiPrivé.com.

 

Omi Privé Pink Tourmaline Ring Graces Cover of JCK Magazine

Posted by & filed under As-Seen-In, Award Winning, Monaco Collection, Moonstone, Omi Privé, Pink Tourmaline.

The July/August issue of the top jewelry industry magazine, JCK, features a regal canine friend and Omi Privé’s pink tourmaline and tanzanite ring. Celebrating the “Year of the Dog”, the cover model, an Ibizan hound named Magnolia, was literally “Best in Show” wearing jewels and admiring a few Omi Privé rings. The cover feature highlights many designs from Vegas jewelry week; a trophy-worthy array of ocean-blue gems, rainbow delights, and deco artistry which includes Omi Privé’s award-winning moonstone, sapphire and diamond ring and our bold pink tourmaline and tanzanite ring.

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A lovely oval pink tourmaline is at the center of this bold rose gold ring. Held by a bezel set and surrounded by diamonds, this ring has a special cut tanzanite gracing each side.

A lovely oval pink tourmaline is at the center of this bold rose gold ring which was featured on the JCK cover. Held by a bezel set and surrounded by diamonds, this ring has a special cut tanzanite gracing each side.

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Omi Privé’s award-winning moonstone and sapphire ring flanked by two pear shaped diamonds glows in the photo shoot with Maggie the Ibizan hound.