Ara Karkazian Watch & Jewelry Company, Jewelers  Retail, Fresno, CA

Our Company

As the Central Valley’s Engagement Ring Headquarters, Ara Karkazian Watch & Jewelry Company has been “Rocking Her World”, and the Central Valley for nearly 40 years now.  They have established themselves as the leading authority on all things diamonds, gems, and watches. With the latest laser welding and microscope technology, not only can they repair your most treasured items to make it look like new, they can also create custom jewelry and watches.

What started out as a modest watch repair business has grown into one of the premier jewelry companies in the Valley, specializing in engagement rings and watches.The team at Ara Karkazian Watch & Jewelry Company is highly trained in watch making and repair, and jewelry designing. Ara and Lena Karazian have formed a specialized team of experts who have both experience, knowledge and training that will “Rock Your World”

Meet Our Team


Ara & Lena Karkazian
- Owners

Ara’s Area of Expertise: Master Watchmaker, gems, diamonds, custom-jewelry design
Years of Experience: 36
Favorite Piece of Jewelry: Watches with mechanical complications because it is a functional and intriguing piece of jewelry

Favorite Gem: Tanzanite
Specialized Training:

-Master Watchmaker (Graduate of WOSTEP)
-Accredited Jewelry Professional (GIA)


Zohrab Megerdichian
- Master Watchmaker & Watch Restoration & Service Expert

Area of Expertise: Watch making & restoration
Years of Experience: 23
Favorite Piece of Jewelry: Rolex Watch
Favorite Gem: Diamond
Specialized Training:

-Master Watchmaker (Graduate of WOSTEP)
-O.W.E Certified (Omega Recognized Service Provider)
-E.T.A. Certified
-Harley Ronda Certified


NieryThomassian - Jewelry Consultant

Area of Expertise: Engagement Rings & Diamonds
Years of Experience: 10
Favorite Gem: Diamond
Favorite Piece of Jewelry: Fashion Diamond Rings


Eric Tooms
- Jewelry Consultant
Area of Expertise: Diamonds, Watches & Engagement Rings
Years of Experience: 40
Favorite Piece of Jewelry: Watches
Favorite Gem: Sapphire
Specialized Training:

-Graduate  Gemologist (GIA)

Gabriel Vasquez
- Master Jeweler & Laser Welding Technician
Area of Expertise: Metal Work
Years of Experience: 28
Favorite Piece of Jewelry: Watches

-Custom design and Fabrication Specialist

Charity Partners



  Central California Engagement Ring Headquarters  


Let us help you find the special gift for that special person!

Monday - Friday 10:00am -6:00pm | Saturday 10:00am - 4:00pm


1776 W. Bullard Ave. Fresno, CA 93711