|Although he started out offering moderately priced, traditional jewelry, Arabo’s designs soon caught the eyes of celebrities, singers, and artists in the hip-hop and rap music world. In the early 1990s his clientele and business grew, and he became known as “Jacob the Jeweler”.|
In 2005 he relocated to a storefront on East 57th Street. Jacob & Company has been producing luxury watches for a quarter of a century.
Perhaps due to the extravagance of diamond details, these watches have become a celebrity favorite. Jacob & Co. watches sometimes house over 30 carats of diamonds and other precious stones on the dial.