Omi Privé Honored with Multiple AGTA Spectrum Awards for 2021

The American Gem Trade Association (AGTA) Spectrum Awards are very special to Omi Privé and our Head Designer, Niveet Nagpal. Ten years ago we won our first Spectrum Awards with our one-of-a-kind sapphire and diamond platinum bracelet and a glowing tsavorite garnet, yellow sapphire and diamond ring. This esteemed recognition...

Outstanding October Birthstones by Omi Privé

Calling all bright blue and deep green lovers! This month we are celebrating all of the beautiful hues that come from the two official birthstones this month - opal and tourmaline. The fire found within opal gemstones are carefully constructed in one-of-a-kind masterpieces sometimes creatively paired with tourmalines to highlight the...

Corundum – More than Blue or Red, It’s Fancy!

Blue sapphires and rubies are some of the world’s most precious gemstones. Their dreamy blues and fiery reds come to mind immediately, however, both of these stones are members of the corundum family, which has much more to offer than just red and blue. The mineral corundum can be found...

PARAÍBA VS. PARAÍBA-TYPE TOURMALINE – WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE?

The captivating hues of Paraíba and Paraíba-type tourmaline continue to rise in popularity, however many people are curious about the difference between Paraíba and Paraíba-type tourmaline (also referred to as cuprian elbaite tourmaline). One of the main differences is the origin of the gemstone (the location where it was discovered)....