Jacob & Co.
For more than a quarter of a century, Jacob & Co has created revolutionary timepieces and exquisite jewelry that have captivated celebrities and notables from the watchmaking world and dazzled fashion’s red carpets and cover shoots. With a unique talent for creating designs that are as innovative as they are spectacular, the company has grown into one of the most recognized luxury brands in timepieces and jewelry.
At the heart of the company is the passion, the drive and creative force of founder, Jacob Arabo. With a respect for traditional craftsmanship and artistry and an ability to envision and realize exquisitely fantastical jewelry and unique timepieces, Jacob makes the truly extraordinary a reality through an alchemy of edge and elegance that is at the core of the company.
Jacob’s creative concepts are envisioned and crafted with meticulous care and love forging fashions that transcend time and trends. Jacob imagines and realizes designs for discerning clients who move around the globe and across time zones without borders and boundaries, seeking the truly special and demanding the very finest.
Recognized as the “Master of World Time”, Jacob & Co.’s ingenious timepieces and opulent jewelry watches feature perfectly selected and set stones that are a hallmark of the brand. The timepieces are magnificent expressions of Jacob’s avant-garde vision of watches, imagined and inspired by the beauty around him, driven by a strong desire to deliver constant creative evolution, challenging the traditional limits of watch design. This bound- less appetite for innovation in design is balanced with an esteem and respect for the time-honored practices and traditions of the company’s Swiss watchmakers.
As a jeweler, Jacob & Co. sources singularly rare and exceptional stones each selected with the utmost integrity of source. Inventiveness and inspiration merge with the finest jewelry making techniques, giving birth to iconic and intricately crafted masterpieces. Gemstones and diamonds are set are to maximize the capture of light delivering striking colors and the dazzling fire of flawless diamonds.
Located for a decade at 57th street and Park Avenue in Manhattan, the flagship boutique and corporate headquarters is situated on one of the most glamorous retail blocks in the world. Watchmaking operations are based in the heart of horology in Geneva, Switzerland, where the industry’s most talented and experienced craftsmen with the knowledge and skills have been assembled to bring Jacob’s creative vision to life.
Committed to offering clients ever evolving and powerfully unique jewelry and timepiece creations of unlimited imagination crafted with a flawless attention to quality and detail, Jacob & Co. is truly..Inspired by the Impossible.
Jacob Arabo Founder and Chairman of Jacob & Co.
Jacob Arabo began his journey in the world of fine jewelry and timepieces as a 16-year old apprentice. A short time later, Jacob opened a small booth in New York City’s bustling diamond district and began designing collections for jewelry brands and private clients. In 1986, Arabo launched his own luxury label, Jacob & Co.
Since then, his boundless quest for the creative has delivered an ever expanding array of jewelry and watches that have continued to enchant clients and critics alike earning him extensive global press coverage and a loyal international following. Jacob maximizes his valued industry relationships to discover the world’s most fantastical gems and fashion them into pieces of extraordinary beauty.
As a jeweler, Jacob sources singularly rare and exceptional stones each selected with the utmost integrity of origin and the critical care of an artist’s eye. His inventiveness and inspiration merge with the finest jewelry making techniques to give birth to iconic and intricately crafted masterpieces.
In 2002, Arabo began to design watches that became symbols of success for both bold face names and serious collectors. As the creative force behind the brand’s ingenious watch collections, Arabo has received a number of design awards and is recognized as the “Master of World Time” – even earning a place in music fame with more than 200 references in pop culture songs to his “over-the-top” timepieces.
In addition to the incredible complications, his opulent, intricately set jewelry watches have dressed the wrists of celebrities and graced the covers of many publications.
From midtown Manhattan where he established his flagship retail location to Moscow and the corners of the world, Jacob’s jewelry and timepieces have become iconic expressions for his clients. Inspired by the impossible, he is energized by the creative challenge of envisioning and realizing new jewelry and timepiece designs that will continue to intrigue and invite fans and followers to enjoy his creations.