I thought I’d kick off this first Britt’s Pick of the year with one of the 2016 Colors of the Year, and leave it to Omi Privé make Serenity look positively stellar. We aren’t hurting for aquamarine/sapphire combinations because the complementing gemstones look so darn good together. But it’s the design of this ring that makes it so sensationally different from all the rest. This piece was created in collaboration with the über-talented Rémy Rotenier, and sleek metal adds to the shape here, finishing the halo that the top and bottom arches of sapphires started. The designer brand’s partnership with Rotenier has brought more instances of glossy, unadorned metal detail to its lineup, and I think it brilliantly provides a sleek, modern addition to its growing line of coveted jewels. This one gets an ample boost of sparkle thanks to its diamond-lined split shank, balancing out the ring’s curves. Put simply, I love this ring because it’s so good-looking. It isn’t over the top, but it has that certain je ne sais quoi that promises to keep the lady who has the honor of wearing it smitten for a lifetime. Serenity, you have met your match.
Sevilla collection ring in 18k white gold with 2.26 ct. aquamarine, 0.12 ct. t.w. sapphires, and 0.48 ct. t.w. diamonds by Omi Privé in collaboration with Rémy Rotenier, price on request