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Atelier du Bégonia d'or à Rochefort

Gold embroidery - bégonia d'or

Cultural ,  Guided tour ,  Arts and crafts in Rochefort

  • In 1666, King Louis XIV chose Rochefort to build an arsenal. In this epitome of a seafaring town, goldwork seemed a natural option. The workshop was opened in 1995, following a close collaboration with the Rochefort municipality and the Lycée Jamain (the only school training students in goldwork). Sylvie Deschamps, with the prestigious "maître d'art" title, and her co-workers welcome visitors to a unique site that is only open to the public on reservation. You will have the chance to see a...
    In 1666, King Louis XIV chose Rochefort to build an arsenal. In this epitome of a seafaring town, goldwork seemed a natural option. The workshop was opened in 1995, following a close collaboration with the Rochefort municipality and the Lycée Jamain (the only school training students in goldwork). Sylvie Deschamps, with the prestigious "maître d'art" title, and her co-workers welcome visitors to a unique site that is only open to the public on reservation. You will have the chance to see a wide range of skills: hand embroidery, speciality goldwork, and Luneville and fancy embroidery (contemporary art, interior decoration, military, liturgical, heraldic and ready-to-wear embroidery). Guided tour on tuesday only. Reservation requiered.
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  • Environment
    • In centre of town
    • Town location
    • Close to a public transportation
  • Spoken languages
    • English
Rates

Payment methods

  • Cheque
  • Cash
  • Online payment
  • From January 5, 2021 to December 31, 2021
  • From January 1, 2022 to January 25, 2022
  • Adult
    From 7 € to 8 €
  • Group adults
    7.70 €
  • Adult
    From 7 € to 8 €
  • Group adults
    7.70 €
Schedules
  • From January 4, 2022
    until January 25, 2022
  • Tuesday
    3:30 PM - 4:30 PM