a foundation in

American Craftsmanship

Craft & Forge

emerges from the hands-on

traditions of

18th century  

Colonial Williamsburg

artisans.

the historic trades at

Colonial Williamsburg

Today, as they did nearly 250 years ago, the gifted makers of Colonial Williamsburg use traditional techniques and tools on-site at what was the largest and most influential of the early American settlements.

We look to these artisan techniques and trades to inform our brand partnerships and product design.

 
Metal Working
Metal Working

Apothecary

Woodworking
Textiles
Leatherworks
Colonial Gardens
and Apothecary
Apprentice to Master

the

Historic Trades

at

Colonial Williamsburg

The Historic Area is filled with tradespeople practicing traditional skills and sharing their knowledge.

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