Artisan d'Art : The earth, the fire, the passion and the know-how of the Master Faience Makers have since the 18th century established the reputation of the earthenware of Clamecy, located in the heart of Burgundy. In respect of the cultural and artistic heritage, the Faïencerie Colas perpetuates, since 1918 and until today, the tradition of the "Bel Ouvrage" in its workshops of the historical district of the faubourg de Bethléem.
The technique currently used is that of "petit feu" where three successive firings perpetuate each stage of the manufacturing process. The most characteristic decorations of Clamecy are the bouquets of roses declined with poetry and freshness, the birds and flowers of cashmere, heightened of gold and arches which evoke the splendours and the richnesses of the East from where came the bishops of Bethlehem.
With the gestures of the hand repeated a thousand times, the clay becomes ceramic, and, by the magic of the brush, each object is transformed into a unique piece and becomes a Faïence d'Art de Clamecy.
The Faïencerie Colas has also been making ceramic beans for several decades under the name "Les Fèves de Clamecy", which are renowned beyond our borders. Each year, several collections are created and there are now several thousand creations ranging from traditional beans to collector's items