Stefano is a second generation fine Italian jeweler. Stefano's Grandfather co-founded the oldest jewelry manufacturing company in Vicenza; creating jewelry for King Emanuele di Sovoia and Queen Elena Petrovic -Njego. Stefano's sister's husband founded Oromeccanica in Italy.
Nancy's uncle co-founded Kestenman Bros.; one of the original jewelry factories in Providence, Rhode Island. Her uncle was the President of the Jewelers Board of Trade. Nancy's father was the Vice President of Kestenman Bros. for 45 years and past President of the Providence Jewelers Manufacturing Association.
Grando, Inc. was created in 1987 by Stefano and Nancy Grando.
From the most intricate delicate designs to bread and butter items you will find attention paid to every detail of each piece. Grando's quality is truly peerless, as Stefano trained under leading Italian master jewelers since he was fourteen years old.
Stefano was a board member of the Jewelers 24 Karat Club for nine years. Stefano's is commited to the ethics of the jewelry industry, so that the standards of fair practices are abided by in the interest of the business that has been Stefano's life.