Omi Prive

Beauty and Color Collide in Opals

By Donna Jolly, RJ American Gem Society Every now and then, we see a piece of jewelry that makes us just stop and go, “Oh wow!” It happens a lot to our team at the American Gem Society, but this ring (below)  from Omi Privé sent the decibel levels up a notch and “Oh wow, sounded more like “OH WOW!!!” This gorgeous 4.50 carat black opal is set in 18K yellow gold and surrounded by a halo of accent stones including diamonds, green tsavorite garnets, and pear-shape sapphires. The opal has an impressive array of color, with intense blues and

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Put a ring on it

By Donna Jolly, CSA American Gem Society You may think the holidays are over, but they aren’t. The most important romantic holiday of the year is just over a month away, and while it may seem too soon to plan, if you want to give your special someone an engagement ring for Valentine’s Day, then we need to get down to business. First off, if you don’t already have a jeweler, you can find a professional one right here. These jewelers all have credentials from the American Gem Society, which means they have chosen to take their gemological education to the

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