is a global fine gemstone supplier and a creator of ultra exclusive jewels. Based in New York, since 1969, in the heart of the city's diamond and jewelry district, Harpaz Gem has catered to leading retail jewelers, jewelry designers, and manufacturers. Company president Mr. Pini Pinchasi and Author of the book "Gemstone Buyers Guide", during his 49 years in the trade, has built a network of the best and most reliable sources for colored gemstones from the mining and cutting centers of the world. Most notably, Sapphire, Emerald, Ruby, Tanzanite, Tourmaline, Aquamarine, Garnet, Spinel, and more. Specializing in fine single gemstones, pairs and layouts, we also offer an ultra exclusive line of gemstone and fancy colored diamond jewels, for which Pinchasi's son, Tamir,a GIA graduate gemologist, inspires.
Harpaz Gem, is credited in the industry with the successful promotion of Thai Rubies and Sapphires in the sixties, Israeli - Cut African Emeralds in the seventies, Tanzanite in the eighties, and pink and red Tourmaline in the nineties.
Actively promoting education and best practices in the gem industry throughout his career, Mr. Pinchasi is a founding member of the International Colored Gemstone Association (ICA), past board director of American Gem Trade Association (AGTA) and World Diamond Exchange, and past president of IPSDE.