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.
The driving force for Jacob & Co. is creativity. From his earliest beginnings in jewelry and watches, Jacob Arabo has been designing beautiful and innovative products. The breadth of Jacob & Co.'s offering shows the brand's insatiable need to produce amazing pieces that the world has never seen before.
"I have to create," says Mr. Arabo."My dream has always been to invent things that haven't been done before. For the brand, it's about making the impossible reality." Jacob & Co.'s mission is to create beautiful, dynamic and unique pieces of watchmaking and jewelry art.
"I love to create," says Mr. Arabo. "My dream has always been to invent things that haven't been done before. For the brand, it's about making the impossible reality."
Jacob & Co.'s mission is to create beautiful, dynamic and unique pieces of watchmaking and jewelry art.
Trying new ways of doing things, using different materials and developing new complications are all part of Jacob & Co.'s reason for being -- Jacob & Co. will never settle for being like anyone else.
The majority of Jacob's high complications were initially thought to be "impossible," according to the staid Swiss. Yet, Jacob & Co. is committed to turning these ideas - like the SF24, the Astronomia, the Opera, the Mystery Tourbillon and the Twin Turbo Furious, and more - into reality, and has succeeded.
The Jacob & Co. collections are brimming with radical ideas, presenting designs, complications, and combinations that break new ground in high watchmaking and high jewelry, while still being rooted in tradition.
Jacob & Co. has a well-deserved reputation for breaking new ground in high watchmaking, creating complications and combinations of complications that are new to high watchmaking, while still using traditional methods to create these radical new timepieces.
Over the years, Jacob & Co. has filed and received multiple patents, covering its ground-breaking complications, diamond setting techniques and more. A few examples of the patents Jacob has include the Astronomia Triple-Axis Tourbillon, the Jacob-Cut diamond with 288 facets, and the differential system for the time display on the rotating timepieces.
Jacob & Co. uses a mixture of traditional and cutting-edge, high tech materials. Noble materials like 18K gold (yellow, rose and white) and platinum are routinely used, as are new-age materials like grade 5 titanium, surgical grade 316L stainless steel, forged carbon fiber, high-tech ceramic, sapphire crystal monobloc crystals, meteorite, and more. On the precious stone side, Jacob Arabo has a knack for finding and procuring rare and exceptional stones. In various watches and jewelry, Jacob & Co. uses the best quality diamonds, citrines, sapphires, rubies, amethysts, tsavorites, orange garnets meteorites, aventurine, and more.
In the time-honored tradition of the Swiss watchmaking industry, Jacob & Co. uses carefully selected vendors for the realization of the brand's watchmaking and jewelry dreams. The brand designs its unique collections in-house, then the experts take over, while quality control is then done in-house.