Is Bernardaud made in France?

Is Bernardaud made in France?

Made in France. Porcelain/platinum. Dishwasher safe. Hailing from the legendary region of Limoges, France, Bernardaud has been crafting fine porcelain creations of exquisite beauty for over 100 years.

Where is Bernardaud made?

Bernardaud manufactures porcelain at two factories, one in downtown Limoges and the other in its region. Their combined output is about two million pieces a year.

What is Limoge china worth?

Limoges market are worth upwards of a few thousands of dollars to $10,000 or more. For more traditional pieces of Limoges from the 19th Century, collectors will pay from $500 to $5,000 depending on form, age, condition, and other factors.

Is Limoges porcelain always marked?

Almost all Limoges is marked. Each factory had its own production and decorating marks. There are online resources where you can learn about the different Limoges marks. A very few pieces have no mark.

How do you value Limoges?

When valuing Limoges porcelain, savvy dealers and collectors give high marks for top-notch decor featuring finely detailed and skillful hand painting. Pieces signed by a notable artist are also desirable. Examples decorated with transfers simulate hand painting but can be detected upon close inspection.

Who is Bernardaud?

Bernardaud is a renowned, innovative producer of Limoges porcelain, offering products that range from casual white porcelain dinnerware to opulent, formal china patterns decorated with gold or platinum. Bernardaud Louvre is their largest and most popular white dinnerware collection.

When did Bernardaud start making porcelain in Limoges?

Bernardaud masters the art of French porcelain since 1863 in Limoges, combining craftsmanship and innovation, creativity and heritage. Working in a field that is perpetually evolving, Bernardaud remains in the elite of design and innovation, developing technologies in its Limoges manufacture that push back the limits of the art of porcelain-making.

What makes Limoges porcelain the best in the world?

Serious collectors know that Limoges specialise in trinket boxes and that those little boxes are worth more than almost anything that could fit inside them. Limoges porcelain is considered the finest hard-paste porcelain in the world because of three very specific characteristics.

When did Michel Bernardaud take over Vignaud factory?

In 1970 they took over another Limoges porcelain business, the Vignaud factory. In 1990s the Limoges Bernardaud factory was changed into a cultural center. In 2002 Michel Bernardaud established a Bernardaud Corporate Foundation, which mission is to renew the look of porcelain, reinvent it and explore new territories.

Who is the jewelry designer for Bernardaud jewelry?

The house is pleased to present two new jewelry collections, entirely made within our Limoges manufacture, created by Marion Vidal, jewelry designer for Bernardaud. From the Maison’s icons to the latest creations, discover the art of setting the table with Bernardaud.