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Diamonds in the rough: Jason of Beverly Hills

Jason Arasheban, president and CEO of Jason of Beverly Hills, isn’t shy about his jewelry. His Hubris watch from Dunamis Timepieces retails at $35,000 and has 19 carats of white diamonds. The wedding band has 5.4 carats of white diamonds, and the cuff links are 3.5 carats. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
The Hubris watch comes in stainless steel, black steel, yellow gold and rose gold style. However, each year only one is made of this version, which has 104 carats of flawless diamonds, retails for $500,000 and takes six months to make. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Jason of Beverly Hills created this Papa Smurf pendant for DeShawn Stevenson, a Fresno native and shooting guard for the NBA’s Washington Wizards. The skin is blue diamonds, the beard and eyes are white diamonds, and the hat and pants are rubies. In all, the piece features 40 carats of precious gemstones. (Jason of Beverly Hills)
A front view of the Ed Hardy “Crunk Rock” Cobra Snake pendant, created by Jason of Beverly Hills for rapper Lil Jon. The piece has 63 carats of diamonds, with 25 carats on the chain. Metals include white, yellow and rose gold. The plate is white gold, and the snake is rubies and some diamonds. (Jason of Beverly Hills)
Back view of the Cobra Snake pendant created for Lil Jon. (Jason of Beverly Hills)
A pendant of the state of Louisiana, by Jason of Beverly Hills. It has 65 carats of diamonds on the chain and 29 carats in the pendant. Crafted in white and yellow gold, it measures 3 inches by 4 inches. (Jason of Beverly Hills)
This pendant of a Los Angeles Lakers Jersey features 9 carats of diamonds. It retails for $12,000 at Jason of Beverly Hills. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Rapper Ghostface Killah wears a custom-designed armband valued at $270,000. Made by Jason of Beverly Hills in 2006, the yellow gold piece has 85 carats of diamonds, weighs 7 pounds and is about 10 inches tall. (Johnny Nunez)
Lil Jon’s “Crunk Ain’t Dead” pendant is largest ever made, according to Guinness World Records. The piece is 7.5 inches tall and 6 inches wide. It has 73 carats of diamonds on the necklace,and 3,756 round-cut white diamonds total, all set in 18K yellow and white gold. It is valued at around $500,000. ()
This Jason of Beverly Hills flower ring has 3 carats of diamonds and retails for $7,000. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)