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Omi Gems Launches New Line of Luxury Gemstone Jewelry

TRUSTED FAMILY COMPANY MOVES IN AN EXCITING NEW DIRECTION

(Los Angeles, CA)— Omi Gems is celebrating the highly anticipated launch of its luxurious new gemstone jewelry line, Omi Privé. The announcement comes as the fifth-generation gemstone purveyor is honored as a finalist in the fifth annual Jewelers’ Choice Awards.

Omi Privé showcases extraordinary gemstones in settings that frame and highlight the beauty of rare and magnificent colored stones. After an exclusive preview event at April’s SMART Jewelry Show in Chicago, the collection will make its gala debut at the JCK Prestige Promenade in Las Vegas in June.

In addition to luxurious, one-of-a-kind custom creations built around the remarkable center stones, Omi Gems offers a signature line featuring exemplary designs that will allow the natural beauty of colored gemstones to be enjoyed by all retail consumers.

“The Omi Privé collection is designed for sophisticated purchasers who are seeking something unique and different to suit their personalities,” comments Niveet Nagpal, Vice President of Omi Gems. “Our discerning clients know the value of the precious stones and appreciate the attention to detail in our designs and workmanship.”

Omi Gems will continue to serve its clients with fine quality loose gemstones while offering retailers this fabulous new line of luxury jewelry in all the myriad colors that gemstones can offer. Make an appointment today with an Omi Gems representative to view the complete Omi Privé collection at one of these upcoming trade shows:

JCK Las Vegas
Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino
June 1–4, 2012
Prestige Promenade Salon 37

The SMART Jewelry Show Dallas
Gaylord Texan Hotel & Convention Center
September 8-10, 2012

Here are a few examples of stunning pieces from the new collection:

Sapphire & diamond ring from the Omi Privé signature collection.

Orange Spessartite and diamond one-of-a-kind design by Omi Privé.

Emerald and diamond ring from the Omi Privé signature collection.

Sapphire and diamond ring from the Omi Privé signature collection.

Sapphire and diamond 3-stone ring from the Omi Privé signature collection.

Ruby and diamond eternity wedding band from Omi Privé.

Ruby and diamond wedding set from Omi Privé.

One-of-a-kind sapphire and diamond ring from Omi Privé.

Award-winning sapphire and diamond Omi Privé ring.

One-of-a-kind tsavorite and pink sapphire, yellow diamond and diamond ring from Omi Privé.

See more designs at www.omiprive.com and please join us on Facebook with our new Omi Privé page.

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Why Colored Gemstones are Key to Your Store’s Success

Article courtesy of Adam Graham, American Gem Trade Association, as seen in the INSTORE Smart Jewelry Show Guide

Colored gemstones and cultured pearls offer some of the best margins for the retail jeweler, so why is it that retailers don’t focus more resources on this category? If you can sell more high-margin product then your profits will grow exponentially. To sell more within this category requires some staff training, promotion and product that is a proper extension of your store’s merchandising mix…

Capture the story behind color and be sure and display it front and center!

…The other key to merchandising your store with color is to make sure that you place it in showcases at the front of the store. Take a look at how the high-end department stores, who do very well with color, merchandise their jewelry departments. These companies pay for focus groups and traffic studies. They always have the colored gemstone jewelry up front. They know that it catches the eye and draws people in. So, please don’t stick it in the showcase on the back corner with the bad lights and wonder why it doesn’t sell; place it front and center…READ FULL ARTICLE

Ruby and diamond wedding set from Omi Privé.

Sapphire and diamond 3-stone ring from the Omi Privé signature collection.

Please visit omigems.com to view our Omi Privé luxury colored gemstone jewelry collection. We also invite you to join us on our new Facebook page.

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Omi Privé Paints the Wedding Red with Rubies and Diamonds on My Fair Wedding

WE TV’S DAVID TUTERA TOUTS OMI GEMS’S NEW COLLECTION WHILE GIVING A LUCKY COUPLE THE WEDDING OF THEIR DREAMS

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In the run up to the highly anticipated launch of its luxurious new gemstone jewelry line, Omi Privé, Omi Gems has made another high-profile appearance on primetime television. In the fifth season finale of WE tv’s original series My Fair Wedding, celebrity event planner David Tutera rewards the lucky bride with three beautiful ruby and diamond Omi Privé pieces.

Omi Privé showcases extraordinary gemstones in settings that frame and highlight the beauty of rare and magnificent colored stones. In the episode called “Paint the Wedding Red,” three Omi Privé designs receive prominent exposure as the blushing bride gushes over her red-themed ensemble:

A ruby and diamond platinum pendant featuring a 2.71 carat oval ruby accented with 0.34 carats of brilliant diamond rounds

A ruby and diamond platinum bracelet featuring 7.53 carats of round rubies accented with 2.99 carats of brilliant diamond rounds

And, of course, a beautiful ruby and diamond three-stone ring featuring a 3.52 carat cushion-cut ruby center stone accented with 1.25 carats of brilliant diamond rounds

Watch Video of Bride with her Omi Privé Ruby Jewelry!

Read David’s Blog and See Why He’s Crazy for Color!

Check your local listings to catch a rebroadcast of the “Paint the Wedding Red” episode of WE tv’s My Fair Wedding. And don’t forget to make an appointment with an Omi Gems representative to view the complete Omi Privé collection at one of these upcoming trade shows:

JCK Las Vegas
Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino
June 1–4, 2012
Prestige Promenade Salon 37

SMART Jewelry Show Dallas
Gaylord Texan Hotel & Convention Center
September 8-10, 2012

See more designs at www.omiprive.com and please join us on Facebook with our new Omi Privé page.

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JCK Jewelers’ Choice Awards – The Best of the Best 2012

Thank you to retailers for voting Omi Gems 30 carat sapphire and diamond ring "Best of the Best" in the 2012 JCK Jewelers' Choice Awards.

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Jewellery Business – April 2012

Colors Shine Brightly in the April issue of Jewellery Business Magazine featuring Omi Gems 7.34 carat spessartite ring set in 18K rose gold.

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