07 December 2016

30 years of Jacob & Co.

The American of Uzbek origin, Jacob Arabo, comes up with extravagant watches covered in precious stones, and with exceedingly high price tags. Purists listen up, his success may well have begun with the rappers in New York in 1986, but today he has his own Geneva workshops in which the watches are set and his own movements are developed. Beautiful trajectory.

  • Arlequino made of baguette-cut gemstones

  • Tutti Frutti Flying Tourbillon Arlequino

  • Sunset Flying Tourbillon Arlequino

  • Rainbow Arlequino made of mother-of-pearl and gemstones

  • Arlequino made of baguette-cut gemstones

Most popular articles

Cheers!

Like fashion designers before them, jewelers are developing whole creative worlds. Foundrae’s designer, Beth Bugdaycay, has dreamed up blown glass objects...

Patriotic headdresses

In a more striking incarnation, the Ukrainian vinok is now finding a new young audience and is perfectly in tune with the wave of patriotism.

The tortured gold of Orit Elhanati

In her Copenhagen workshop, Orit Elhanati plays tirelessly with the yellow gold, torturing, hammering, denting it.

Maiko Takeda's head jewelry

Maiko Takeda concentrates mainly on head adornments inspired by science, mathematics and the repetitive, obsessive music of Philip Glass.

The skyrocketing price of gold

In 2019, after several years of stagnation, the price of an ounce of gold soared by 20%. And there seems to be no end in sight…

An enamel plaque by Alexis Falize acquired by the MAD Paris

The Musée des Arts Décoratifs has just bought a unique book, “Les Émaux Cloisonnés Anciens et Modernes”, whose cover is inlaid with a enamel plaque by...