Jacob & Co., the luxury timepiece and diamond jewelry house, was founded over 25 years ago in New York City. After years of designing for private clients, Jacob the Jeweler Arabo had established a sterling reputation with leaders in the entertainment industries allowing the company to launch their flagship store in New York City in 2004.
Jacob the Jeweler has solidified their position as one of the world’s leading luxury watch and jewelry houses with the introduction of the legendary Five Time Zone timepiece and complicated movements, such as the Quenttin, with it’s revolutionary 31-day power reserve. Jacob Arabo‘s brand continues their dedication to the highest standards of craftsmanship, design and innovation, offering the finest quality Swiss made timepieces and precious jewelry for both men and women.
The Jacob & Co. collections are currently sold world-wide.
In the world of fine timepieces, Jacob the Jeweler stands out as one of the most dynamic and innovative. The pioneering spirit that made founder, Jacob Arabo, the jeweler of choice for the world’s most famous personalities, and enabled him to revolutionize the jewelry industry, is evident in every one of the brand’s exceptional timepieces. With the introduction of his Five Time Zone collection in 2002, Jacob launched his signature style that is now recognized around the world. A unique combination of state-of-the-art multiple time zone technology and bold primary colors, the timepiece was inspired by the fast-paced, international lifestyles of his jet-set clients. And it quickly became a favorite of celebrities such as David Beckham, Bono, Justin Timberlake, Sean Combs and Karl Lagerfeld.
As Jacob & Co. delved into more sophisticated movements with the Angel, Two Time Zone model and a new Automatic Chronograph, the company which signaled the company’s move into more sophisticated movements. With its sporty and stylish aesthetic, it proved to have an audience with both men and women and would contribute to a rapid global expansion of the business. At the same time, the traditional Five Time Zone range was expanded with softer pastel colors and diamonds accents.
One of the most creative extensions of the line was The World Is Yours model. Using colored diamonds and different materials to form the world’s continents and oceans, Jacob & Co. is able to offer clients endless design combination. The timepiece was awarded “Best Travel Watch” by Travel + Leisure Magazine.
Jacob’s commitment to perfection and passion for innovation would lead to a series of “world-firsts” for the company. Beginning in 2005 he launched the H-24 Five Time Zone Automatic and the World GMT which both united Jacob & Co.’s multi-time zone features with a new automatic movement.
These two breakthrough models offer time indication in either 5 or 32 additional global destinations with the use of a single movement. Both are available in limited editions in a variety of metals including platinum, white, yellow and rose gold as well as stainless steel.