The Pottery Normand
Since the end of the 15th century St. Amande en Puisaye has been a placerenowned for its potteries - and indeed allacross the world. The Pottery NORMAND is the oldest manufacturer in St. Amande and is still producing today. Founded in 1736, this company, certified EPV (Business of Living History) is situated in the Nièvre area, in the heart of a pleasant village and near the stoneware museum.
Faïencerie de Gien
Two collections depicting Marie-Antoinette and engravings of the estate of Versailles are now available in the Palace's shops and on the online-shop. The Palace associated with La Faïencerie de Gien, famous for its know-how and for its high-quality products. Each piece is handmade in the Gien factory in Loiret.
You can visit the shop with a Palace entrance ticket, either coming from the Royal Courtyard or at the end of the Grand Apartments tour itinerary, at the bottom of the Queen's Staircase. The on-line shop proposes a selection of Ladurée products such as teas, jams and jellies and souvenirs bearing the brand's image.