Alexandrite and Other Color-Change Gemstones – 18th Annual Sinkankas Symposium

Omi Privé is honored to be included in the 18th Annual Sinkankas Symposium co-sponsored by the Gemological Institute of America, the Geo-Literary Society and the Gemological Society of San Diego. Named for one of the most distinguished and influential figures in gemology and mineralogy, (John Sinkankas (2002), the Sinkankas Symposium is an annual event featuring presentations by noted specialists working in diverse gem-related disciplines.

The theme of the Eighteenth Annual Sinkankas Symposium is Alexandrite and Other Color-Change Gemstones and will be in a virtual format this year. Recognized specialists in fields ranging from geology and mineralogy to history, treatment, cutting and collecting will present on alexandrite and other color-change gemstones including President and Lead Designer of Omi Privé, Niveet Nagpal. Niveet details his inspiration and process for designing with color-change gemstones including; alexandrite, as seen above, color-change sapphire cat’s eye alexandrite as seen below, and the many gemstones that complement them all.

The virtual experience will feature a menu of 10 pre-recorded 30-minute exclusive presentations available to view on-demand from Monday, April 25, 2022 until Monday, June 6, 2022 on the Sinkankas Eventbrite page. You will be required to register in order to have access to these presentations.