Enamel - Office de tourisme de Limoges

Enamel

Limoges’ first “email” is more than a thousand years old. Nothing to do with the Internet because in Limoges, “émail” (enamel) gives the plural “émaux” (enamels). It refers to a copper plate, or a more precious metal, covered of different coloured powders that vitrify when fired.

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The Fine Arts Museum of Limoges

Museums | LIMOGES | 05 55 45 98 10

This large 18th-century-style building, designed by the Brousseau brothers, used to be the town's Bishop palace. The building was also used as a fire station as well as a hospital. It wa...