The New England Compatriots Behind Providence Diamond of Cranston, R.I.



How onetime wholesaler Peter Pritsker parlayed his love of diamonds into a family businessPeter Pritsker, co-owner of Cranston, R.I., fine jewelry store Providence Diamond, fell in love with the diamond business long before he became a retailer. The 71-year-old built his jewelry career on the wholesale side—notably at M. Fabrikant & Sons, which was the largest diamond wholesaler in the United States in the 1980s. “At the time, M. Fabrikant didn’t have a New England sales rep,” Pritsker recalls. “So I approached the owner at a convention and he agreed to a trial period at $200 a w
JCK PRO

This content is exclusive to JCK Pro subscribers. Subscribe now to access this and much more with discount code GOPRO21 for $199 for an entire year of access (reg. $249).

SUBSCRIBE TO CONTINUE

Already a JCK Pro? Log in

A JCK Pro subscription is your all-access pass to people and resources on the
cutting edge of the retail jewelry industry, from the industry authority you
know and trust

Learn about the Perks of JCK Pro

Log Out

Are you sure you want to log out?

CancelLog out