Porcelain

Whiteness, finesse, translucency and diversity of decorations found the international reputation of Limoges.

In 1768, kaolin, an essential clay to obtain ceramics comparable to Chinese porcelain, was discovered near Limoges. Whiteness, delicacy, and translucence of the porcelain, as well as the diversity of the decorations, founded the international reputation of Limoges.