Jacob & Co Brilliant Northern Lights

Rihanna stunning during her live performance at the Superbowl with the Jacob & Co Brilliant Northern Lights timepiece!

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Jacob & Co Brilliant Northern Lights

February 12th 2023, the stage of the State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona was set on fire by Rihanna. A prelude to the KC Chiefs vs. Philadelphia Eagles final game,  the star performer illuminated the crowd with her blazing energy, her all-red outfit and her matching Jacob & Co. Brilliant Northern Lights timepiece.

Jacob & Co Brilliant Northern Lights

A longtime and faithful friend of Jacob & Co., @badgalriri chose to wear her own Brilliant Northern Lights during her Superbowl live performance. Her red overalls, a Rihanna signature, matched the red crystal and red alligator strap of the Northern Lights. As for the 323 white diamonds set on the 44-mm case, they matched the lyrics to Rihanna’s hit song.

“So shine bright, tonight you and I,
We’re beautiful like diamonds in the sky”

Jacob & Co Brilliant Northern Lights

For nearly fifteen years, Rihanna has been a repeat customer and friend to the brand and its founder and creative director, Jacob Arabo. “Rihanna is like a goddess, says Jacob Arabo. She has it all, a sense of leadership like no other, heaps of talent and a unique, vibrant energy. During the Superbowl performance, she showed once again that she owns the stage, just any stage. And she’s a demanding customer. She only ever goes for the best of what we do.

Jacob & Co Brilliant Northern Lights

The Brilliant Northern Lights is a stainless steel, high jewelry timepiece set with 11.26 ct of pavé diamonds. It harbors a high watchmaking skeleton movement with graphic bridge layout, exclusive to Jacob & Co. It’s covered by an industry-wide rarity: a full red crystal. This is one of several Jacob & Co. timepieces and pieces of high jewelry Rihanna owns and is seen wearing on a regular basis.

Jacob & Co Brilliant Northern Lights

Jacob & Co Brilliant Northern Lights Technical Specifications

Ref BS431.10.RD.QR.A – Price: USD 72’000, Limited Edition of 101 pieces.

The Brilliant Skeleton Northern Lights is an exquisite timepiece mixing the best of high jewelry and horology. This sumptuous masterpiece is a mechanical sensual beauty of the hand-finished openwork Jacob & Co. JCAM01 Caliber.


  • Caliber: Exclusive Jacob&Co Skeleton Manual Winding Caliber JCAM01;
  • Diameter: 14¼”’ i.e. 32 mm;
  • Height: 5.80 mm;
  • Power Reserve: 46-hours;
  • Jewels: 21;
  • Functions: Hours, Minutes;
  • Finishing: Angled Bridges with Sand-blasted Finishing, Angled Steel Elements with Drawn-finishing;
  • Open Worked Anthracite Movement withRhodium Platted Gears.


  • Diameter: 44 mm;
  • Material: Stainless Steel Case Polished and Pavé Set with 251 Round-cut WhiteDiamonds (10.25 ct.), Crown Set with
  • 30 Round-cut White Diamonds (0.47 ct.);
  • Case back: Engraved Edge;
  • Crystal: Sapphire with Anti-reflective Treatment;
  • Water resistance: 30m.
  • Total Carat Weight: 323 Round-cut Diamonds (11.26 ct.).

Dial & Hands: 

  • Red Mineral Crystal Dial;
  • Hands: Leaf

Strap & Clasp

  • Satin or Alligator Strap;
  • Stainless Steel Tang Buckle Set with 42 Round-cut White Diamonds (0.54 ct.).

“Inspired by the Impossible”. Founded by Jacob Arabo in 1986, Jacob & Co creates revolutionary timepieces and exquisite jewelry that have captivated celebrities and notables from the watchmaking world, and dazzled on fashion’s red carpets and cover shoots. With a unique talent for creating designs that are as innovative as they are spectacular, the company has grown into one of the most recognized luxury brands in timepieces and jewelry. At the heart of the company is the passion, drive and creative force of Mr. Arabo. With a respect for traditional craftsmanship and artistry, and an ability to envision and realize exquisite jewelry and unique timepieces, he makes the truly extraordinary a reality through the alchemy of edge and elegance.

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