Since 1898 Distilleries et Domaines de Provence selected the location of Forcalquier, the capital of flavors and fragrances, where it has remained to this day. In the heart of rural Provence, in an authentic setting between mountains and scrublands, it lovingly rewrites the recipes for its Aperitifs and Spirits.
Founded in 1821, the Faiencerie is located in Gien, in the Loire Valley at the very heart of France. The location offered all that was needed to make Faience : sand and water from the river Loire, and wood from the Sologne forest nearby.
The Faience gained renown during the 19th century largely through two main products : dinner services bearing the coats of arms of prominent families of the European aristocracy, and... tiles made for the Paris Metro.
Founded in 1475, La Rochère is the oldest working art glassworks factory in France. With its wealth of experise, the glassworks designs and produces tableware and decorative items from mouth blown and machine glass, ranging from new versions of 18th-century items to designer creations.
The Beret… A national symbol for the French and recognized the world over, The beret is so closely knit into the French culture its now a part of its DNA.
Laulhère is now the only remaining historic beret-maker in France, and has a unique and exceptionally ancient heritage.
Le Jacquard Français, ambassador of beautiful linen.
A textile manufacturer since 1888, Le Jacquard Français has 130 employees, all proud of weaving 100% of the firm's creations in France, in their Gérardmer workshop. Leader in the highend table linen market, Le Jacquard Français creates beautiful linen featuring cheerful, shimmering, luminous colors, alway in keeping with the latest color trends.
In 1940, Jean-Marie Bonnefoy, father of Marc Bonnefoy,the current director of Maison Bonnefoy , becomes an artisan in a small town of Haute-Loire, Les Villettes, located next to Saint Etienne.
At the time, its activity was focused on the manufacture of garter belts and sheaths before to redirect his activities in the knitted fabric. In 1972, Marc Bonnefoy took over the management, after graduating from the Diderot textile school in Lyon.
Ever since 1775, in the heart of Paris, Monnaie de Paris has enjoyed its own building, especially designed to be the place where gold and silver coins are struck and manufactured. Heirs to the louis d’or, those coins are manufactured with the same rigor and quality according to the rules of French excellence.
Joseph Opinel began making knives in 1890 in Savoie, France as a simple working man's or peasant's knife.
By 1909, Opinel had registered his first trademark for the Opinel knife, choosing the main couronnée ("crowned hand") as his emblem. A few years later Opinel annual sales were in the hundreds of thousands, and by the start of World War II as many as 20 million knives had been sold.
Since 1768, 9 generations of the same family have run the Revol company located in the Drôme.
Nine generations of accomplished and passionate artisans and technicians have passed down their skills and love for the craft. Nowadays, numerous stages of Revol's production are still made by hand, safeguarding the precision of the gesture and the beauty of the object.
La Savonnerie De Nyons is a craft company manufacturing soaps and cosmetics. Located in Nyons, in the heart of the Drôme Provençale, the company has a long tradition of soap making. Thanks to some 200,000 olive trees, Nyons has always produced the best quality olive oil and soaps. Indeed, it is in Nyons that the remains of the oldest soap factory in France dating back to 1591 were discovered! Some 300 years later, Erwan ALLEE decided to revive the passion of traditional soap making through la Savonnerie de Nyons.
Skendy have been manufacturing candies since 1934. They are a small team of 20 people, located in the South of Paris and they are all in love with their wonderful job. When you visit the factory, you are surrounded by a delicious smell and you feel like you are part of a beehouse.
Ouvert de 11 à 19h
Tél. +33 (0)9 81 64 91 09
3 rue de Birague - Paris le Marais
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