Wednesday, April 12, 2023

How a Falls Church Jeweler Made Northern Virginia a High-End Jewelry Destination

Mohammad Barimany and Jairo Rojas didn’t open Dominion Jewelers in 1985 with the goal of selling 25 to 35 pieces of jewelry — 80 percent of them made in-house — a week. But that’s exactly what the brothers-in-law are doing.

Barimany, a gemologist, handles the diamonds and precious gems, while Rojas, a Rhode Island School of Design–trained craftsman, manages design and manufacturing.