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Saint Hubert

 As Legend goes on a Good Friday morning, while other faithful would have been in church, Hubert was out hunting in the forest.

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De Bruyn Fives Lille

The story of the majolica of Fives-Lille starts with Antione Gustave De Bruyn, a fourth generation potter who left Belgium in 1864 and moved to Fives-Lille, a community in the northern part of France.

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Longchamp

Manufacturing of tiles here dates back to 1386, over the centuries it was alternately tile and then pottery, with ceramics for fine tableware appearing at Longchamp under the leadership of Claude Phal-Matiron around 1832. 

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Petrin

The Petrin, or French bread dough trough, was a typical sight in the kitchens of France. In the days before it was easy to pop down to the local Boulangerie bread in France was made at home.

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