Orlando Native Information not too long ago counseled Mr. Aldo Santona of Aldo’s Advantageous Jewellery the newspaper’s annual Better of Central Florida luncheon at Hannibal’s restaurant in Winter Park. Santona brings a lifetime of expertise within the jewellery enterprise few others can match in Central Florida.
Though Santona started his Florida operation in 1979, his expertise extends even additional to his time in Italy the place he discovered his career.
“My household was within the furnishings enterprise in Italy. I began working in it as a younger man after which I branched out to jewellery. I labored ten years as a mannequin maker in jewellery. Later, I opened Gadit 74 in 1974, my retailer in Sassari, Sardinia. Then, I got here again and moved to Florida within the late seventies.”
One of the crucial established jewelers within the Dr. Phillips space, Aldo’s big range beckons patrons far and extensive, with stones curated on website by Italian craftsmen.
Requested about essentially the most rewarding facet of his work, Santona mentioned: “Seeing a smile within the buyer’s face.”
Above: Better of Central Florida award winners attend 2022’s gala at Hannibal’s in Winter Park. (Credit score: OrlandoLocalNews.com)
However Santona’s mission goes far past simply holding clients comfortable. The Italian-American additionally harbours a deep spiritual religion and sense of service to these in desperation.
With each merchandise bought in Aldo’s retailer, a portion of the cash goes to youngsters and folks around the globe in poverty or fleeing from warfare. Aldo defined his ardour for serving to others to the Native Information: “I really feel that every one folks should reside lives of dignity, we’re all made in God’s picture. No matter gold is value, no matter diamonds are value, individuals are value in infinite quantity extra and I’ll at all times attempt to do my greatest to provide again as my saviour has instructed me.”
Whether or not proposing to that particular somebody or just shopping for a present for the vacations, now’s the proper time to go to as the shop runs a Christmas specials. For extra data name (407) 298-0890 or go to www.aldosfinejewelry.com.
Aldo’s Advantageous Jewellery at
4662 S Kirkman Rd,
Orlando, FL 32811