Together, George and Corey Kaufmann bring to the jewelry industry a rare combination of product quality and unbeatable customer service. With an upscale store offering high-end, custom pieces, they also go above and beyond with their handshake generation, family-business mentality. After three generations of creating, buying, and selling jewelry in the DC area, the two are eager to open their doors again in Park Potomac, Potomac Maryland.
As the son of Herbert and Rose Kaufmann, both Holocaust survivors, George was born and proudly raised in Chevy Chase, Maryland. George has over 40 years in the jewelry business, dating back to working for his father at the original Kaufmann Jewelers in his teenage years in the 1960's. George began learning to goldsmith in his 20's and soon went into a partnership to create what was then Kaufmann Naranjo Jewelers. After 30+ years with jewelery stores in the District of Columbia, and with 3 children and 3 grandchildren, George decided it was time to get out of the city and soon ventured into a new business partnership with childhood friend, Robert Rosin. Together the two started Robert Bernard Jewelers in Potomac, Maryland and had 10+ years of success. Today, George is eager and excited to get back into the family business with his son, Corey.
Corey, 27 years old, was born and proudly raised in Potomac, Maryland. In his very active youth filled with years of soccer, Coreyattended Beverly Farms Elementary School, Cabin John Middle School, and Winston Churchill High School. He then went on to graduate from Salisbury University with a major in Communications and a minor in Marketing Management. After graduating from college, Corey returned home in order to begin his career in the jewelry industry. Corey began working at Robert Bernard Jewelers during the store's final years of business and learning to goldsmith from his father. For over two years, Corey has been studying gems and diamonds with the Gemology Institute of America (GIA) to ultimately receive the most prestigious degree in the jewelery trade, a graduate gemologist.
Sol "The Golden Retriever" Kaufmann had his claim to fame after eating a diamond (over 3 carats!) in 2010, as featured on local news channels and papers - local news that then traveled as far as Peru! Sol truly enjoys going to work everyday and greeting every customer that walks through the door with a smily on his face (literally) - especially the ones that bring him treats!