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    1 Hidden Histories: Peter DiCristofaro and the Providence Jewelry Museum

    If the history of American jewelry making rests upon anyone’s shoulders, it is Peter DiCristofaro’s.

    As curator and caretaker of the Providence Jewelry Museum in Rhode Island, the first museum in the country to chronicle the history of American jewelry, DiCristofaro is responsible for the largest archive of jewelry and jewelry making tools in the world.

    DiCristofaro has fifty years of experience in the business. His experience includes, apprenticing under his uncle Andrea Salvadore, helping Ti...