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 [...]
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Limoges porcelain is a hard porcelain made since 1771 in various factories in the city of Limoges. In 1767 in Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche, near Limoges, a kaolin field was discovered, a material necessary for the production of hard porcelain.
This discovery changed the history of Limoges and made it the capital of French ceramics. The Limoges Commercial Court in 1962 designaited the “Limoges” trademark only for porcelain manufactured and decorated in Limoges.
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.