Niveet Nagpal has a deep history in the gem and jewelry industry dating back five generations. Attending his first gem show at six years old, Niveet discovered a great passion for the loose gemstone business from his parents, Omi and Preeti, who established Los Angeles based Omi Gems in 1985. After earning a business degree from the University of Southern California and a G.G. from GIA in 1997, Niveet joined his father at Omi Gems. Today as President and head designer for Omi Privé fine jewelry, Niveet carries his family’s deep appreciation for the inherent beauty of gemstones and reputation for sourcing the world’s most valuable jewels. He also takes pride in creating award winning jewelry showcasing the earth’s most exceptional gemstones.
Niveet is deeply committed to the education and integrity of the industry and has contributed his business knowledge to many trade publications and events. Niveet has served on several trade organization boards including the American Gem Trade Association (AGTA) and the 24K Club of Southern California. He is also a member of the American Gem Society, Jewelers of America and the Women’s Jewelry Association.