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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

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

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

Niery Thomassian

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

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

Gabriel Vasquez - Master Jeweler & Laser Welding Technician

Area of Expertise: Metal Work

Years of Experience: 28

Favorite Piece of Jewelry: Watches

Area of Expertise

-Custom design and Fabrication Specialist

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


1776 W. Bullard Ave. Fresno, CA 93711