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Salamandre, porcelain of Limoges

Mr Chauvel is passionate about porcelain. He welcomes the visitor in his workshop near the town hall and the aquarium of Limoges, boulevard Louis Blanc, the boulevard of the porcelain manufacturers.

Mr Chauvel has a passion for porcelain. He makes thimbles and pendants and decorates small dishes, cups, and table services manufactured in Haute-Vienne by member firms of the Limoges Porcelain Routes network.


Demonstration of the stages of the porcelain manufacturing process: casting, glazing and decoration. Guided tours possible for groups, free of charge.


Visitors can choose from a wide selection of Limoges porcelain items including: gifts, souvenirs, jewellery, tableware and regional products. 



Small souvenirs and promotional objects (magnets, key rings...) 100% made on site

Capacity for groups of up to 15 people. Tours organised with the help of Limoges Tourist Office

Tours in English



Free admission


Salamandre, porcelaine de Limoges

33, Bd Louis Blanc 87000 LIMOGES

Tél. : 09 75 83 88 91


Website :



Open all year from Tuesday to Sunday



The base material to make some porcelain: the kaolin
Salamandre, porcelain de Limoges
The powder of kaolin
Salamandre, porcelain de Limoges
Salamandre, porcelaine de Limoges
M. Chauvel manipulates some dough of kaolin
Certificate of origin: all the creations are certified "Limoges"
Salamandre, porcelain de Limoges