The church of Sant'Elia, together with an adjoining friary of Basilian monks, was originally built in 884 by the monk Elia of Enna, also known as Elia lo Juniore, revered as a saint by both the Catholic and the Orthodox Church. It has been repeatedly destroyed over the centuries by earthquakes and, more recently, by [...]
Bernardaud Porcelain News
For over 150 years, Bernardaud has been constantly at the forefront of production techniques and decorations of splendid porcelain. A typically French taste that reveals itself through shapes and decorations of the most genuine tradition, flanked by innovative and contemporary porcelain services. Furthermore, the Bernardaud company is famous all over the world for the beauty of its lithophanes.
Bernardaud's Lithophanes The Lithophane is a traditional engraving technique on a fine bisque (non-glazed) porcelain that was invented in Limoges in 1828. Bernardaud still use it to craft beautiful votives that come in a wide variety of decor. The glow of the candle shines through the raised and carved surface of the votive, contrasting light [...]