Frequently Asked Questions
Can Arareity mount my stones?
Arareity can create new mountings for stones you already have, and replace the ones that have fallen out. Give us a call for an appointment with Carole Koblik by reaching (916) 446-1535 or use our contact form to send us a message.
Does Arareity perform repairs on jewelry?
Yes! All work is done off site at our studio, we hand deliver twice a week. Repairs from stranding to gold, platinum, and silver jewelry are handled at our local studios here in Sacramento. We also handle repair jobs requiring laser tools. Call or email us to discuss your broken piece and we will tell you what we can do to fix it! If a quote is requested, the quote must have your approval prior to any work being completed.
Does Arareity provide quality gemstones?
Absolutely! Arareity will provide you with a selection of high quality colored gemstones or diamonds certified by the Gemological Institute of America. If you don’t see something you like, we are happy to help you find it & bring in a selection for you to choose from.
What are my payment and layaway options?
We are a proud Square merchant and accept all major credit cards! We also welcome cash and payments by check. Arareity has a 30/60/90 day layaway program with no added fees. Layaway customers have visitation rights!
What is Arareity?
Arareity is a jewelry and art glass gallery in Arthouse located in downtown Sacramento at 10th and R street. It was opened in 1974 by Carole Koblik and has been in business ever since! The name Arareity was actually the result of a word game. A●rare●ity was meant to express that this gallery would present a more varied collection of interesting jewelry than usually available in one location, and you will see this as soon as you walk in the door!
What makes Arareity unique?
Arareity carries aesthetically superior jewelry created by a single designer with a small staff. This limits production, thus increasing the value of each piece because of its rarity. The artists are skillful in a variety of metals, use fine or unusual gems and produce extraordinary styles. Our designers are from around the world and give our unique selection of jewelry a global perspective and incredible variety.
What is the custom design process?
Please call us at (916) 446-1535 to make an appointment with Carole! Be ready to tell us your needs and desires, including stone options. There is no pressure and no charge for design consultations!