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Jacob & Co.

Jacob & Co. is an artistic visionary Maison that displays boundless creative freedom. Setting a completely new tone, both in terms of design and complications, it celebrates being different.


Jacob Arabo arrived in the United States from Russia in 1979. He studied jewellery in New York and founded Jacob & Co. in 1986. Fascinated by fine watchmaking and mechanical art, he began his watchmaking business in 2002, and this now represents a major part of his business.

In less than five years, the man nicknamed “Jacob the Jeweller” became a reference in the United States and successfully earned himself an international reputation. His exclusive creations and their assertive character are prized by a great many celebrities, musicians and sportspeople, in particular basketball players Shaquille O’Neal and Stephon Marbury, as well as politicians and royalty. In 2004, Jacob & Co. opened its store on New York’s 57th Street.

Jacob Arabo, whose material of choice is diamond-studded platinum, owes his reputation to completely new, innovative watchmaking creations, their very distinctive aesthetic appearance and their grand complications, such as Tourbillons equipped with a 31-day power reserve and timepieces with five time bands on the same movement.

After its success in high jewellery making, Jacob & Co enters the watchmaking business with its five time zone model.
Opening of the brand's flagship store on 57th Street in Manhattan, New York.
Launch of the Quenttin Tourbillon, a world première with a one-minute vertical tourbillon and 31 days power reserve.
Opening of the brand's workshops in Geneva, Switzerland.
Launch of the Astronomia Tourbillon at BaselWorld.

Jacob & Co. is an artistic visionary Maison that displays boundless creative freedom. Setting a completely new tone, both in terms of design and complications, it celebrates being different.

Jacob & Co. creations are ‘happening’ watches that enjoy playing on ersatz classicism to produce timepieces with an innovative, contemporary design. The Firm’s proficiency in jewellery gives its watches – deceptively prim at first sight – a luxury, handcrafted touch.



This collection comprises timepieces with the utmost levels of complication. From single to quadruple tourbillons featuring four time bands, Jacob & Co. offers a variety of timepieces for the most demanding of fine watch lovers.

Brilliant, Royal

These two collections include men’s and ladies’ jewelled timepieces in a round case with a simple movement: hours, minutes and seconds.


The Caligula has a fine guilloché dial revealing an erotic motif as it revolves.


With a square case that itself holds an oblique jewelled dial, the Metropolis features precious stone hour markers that portray the monuments in famous cities.


The Epic, the Firm’s only chronograph, plays on geometric shapes in a case sporting a round dial.

H24, GMT, Five Time Zone, Grand, Global

These five timepieces are Jacob & Co.’s collection destined for cosmopolitan travellers, with watches offering no fewer than five simultaneous time bands on the same dial.


Cut From A Different Cloth

Known the world over for producing exquisite timepieces dripping with luxuriousness. Cases adorned with diamonds, platinum, gold and various other precious metals and stones. They are also equipped with diamond and precious gem encrusted bezels and bracelets and sapphire crystals. These timepieces are more jewelry than watch, yet they still help you count down the seconds in style. Offering models in stainless steel as well as precious metals, they truly have made their mark on the watchmaking world as wrist candy for the stars.

Watchmaker To The Stars

Scour the catwalk, awards nights, music videos and concerts of the rich and famous and a Jacob & Co won’t be far from the wrist of the elites. Comments have even been made, referencing the jeweler in many songs. Worn by the likes of Victoria Beckham, Lady Gaga, Naomi Campbell, Zay-Z, Beyonce and Jennifer Lopez these beautiful pieces of jewelry certainly impress. When wearing one on the red carpet, the stars know they are in good hands, as Jacob the jeweler knows how to create pieces that easily highlight their individuality. Producing pieces for men and women, these are the kind of watches that mean to impress.

The Billionaire Watch

The Billionaire Watch is perhaps the ultimate in excess for the wrist. When ordinary won’t do, the billionaire starts to shine. 18K white gold case encrusted with 260 carats of diamonds, spanning, the case, dial and bracelet. The dial showcases 12 baguette cut diamonds, one for each hour, which is housed inside a protective sapphire crystal. This is a timepiece that surely will impress and receive more than a few casual comments, the Billionaire truly is a special piece cut from a very different cloth.

Palatial Five Time Zone

The Palatial Five TIme Zone allows the wearer to be able to know the time in five different regions throughout the earth, the ultimate for the elite world traveller. Showcased in stainless steel or black PVD coating, this model is not offered with a bracelet, only a leather strap.

The time is not set via one standard crown, instead each is individually controlled by its own crown enabling the hands of each time-zone to be set individually. All models feature a scratch resistant crystal.

Constant Improvement

Not content with resting on their laurels for a minute, the brand easily go from strength to strength. As more celebrities climb on board we won’t see a slow down anytime soon in this powerhouse of the industry. WIth the power of celebrities on their side, there is no stopping what amazing creations will come next.