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Watch “Tour guide: Hugo Kohl”

By Craftsmanship Quarterly

Through years of painstaking, costly, and often fruitless detective work, Hugo Kohl has rescued an era of early American jewelry manufacturing technology that was on the brink of extinction. And he swears that the system in his shop, in Harrisonburg, Virginia, is the only way to do capitalism.

Produced by Craftsmanship Quarterly

Videography by Preston Slaughter

Directed by Allison Main