On February 6, 2013, big names in the industries of fashion, entertainment, politics, and music came out to Cirpiani Wall Street to support amFAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research at its annual New York Gala. The special evening also signaled the start of New York Fashion Week Fall 2013 Collections. The amFAR eventwhich featured opening remarks from Sex and the City star, Sarah Jessica Parker was successful in that more than $2.3 million was raised which will then be used to fund the non-profit organization’s life-saving AIDS research programs and initiatives.
The star-student benefit gala was attended by the biggest stars, including Smash actress, Katharine McPhee. The 28-year old actress arrived at the venue looking beautifully divine wearing a glamorous white long-sleeved dress by Theyskens’ Theory and an elegant pair of strappy black heels. She topped off her gorgeous outfit for the evening with exquisite jewelry pieces designed by famous New York designer, Jacob Arabo. The 2006 American Idol finalist wore a pair of dazzling Ladies Round Cut Brilliant Stiletto Drop earrings consisting of 18 carats of diamonds and a stunning full finger ring featuring 4.5 carats of pave white diamonds.
Brazilian supermodel, JeisaChiminazzo was also spotted at the black tie event wearing precious jewelry pieces designed by the Jeweler to the Stars himself, Jacob Arabo. The 27-year old model dressed in a fairy-tale inspired gown topped off her outfit for the evening with a dazzling pair of Palladium Lace Pattern Chandelier Earrings, featuring 8 carats of pave diamonds. The Brazilian stunner combined the earrings with an exquisite Nine Row Bezel Set Diamond Bracelet, showcasing over 47 carats of diamonds, and a full finger ring consisting of 4.5 carats of pave white diamonds, both designed by Jacob Arabo.
Jacob & Co. founder Jacob Arabo and wife Angela also attended the noble amFAR gala. Aside from his role as founder, Jacob Arabo is also the head designer of the luxurious jewelry house, Jacob & Co. The renowned jewelry designer started his business two and a half decades ago in New York. Jacob & Co. successfully grew into one of the most popular brands when it comes to iconic timepieces and one-of-a-kind jewelry collections.
Jacob Arabo keeps on amazing his clients with high-concept designs, rare-cuts, and precious gemstones in bold and vibrant colors. His keen eye for superior, fine, and rare diamonds inspire the design of impossibly beautiful traditional and contemporary jewelry pieces. Jacob & Co. only uses colored and white diamonds sourced from the best mines from around the globe. With his ingenious talent and artistic flair in the design and creation of timepieces and jewelries with bold and daring designs, Jacob Arabo has attracted a huge following from high-profile personalities including Hollywood A-listers, award-winning musicians, fashion icons, politicians, and even royalties. Today, Jacob & Co.’s client roster boasts big names including David & Victoria Beckham, Brad Pitt, Amy Adams, Jennifer Lawrence, Rihanna, Madonna, Jennifer Lopez, Sir Elton John, and Valentino.