From Emeralds to Violins
In the early 1990s, Helmut Ulrich was in Afghanistan dealing in precious gems. He had excelled in the trade at an early age already back in Europe. But an explosion at a mine left him permanently blind at age of 21 and forced him to choose a new direction. Learning by feel and sound, he began making drums and eventually violins, violas and cellos. His clientele come from around the world.