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Granet of Catalonia

Since 1750 The Catalans have been extracting garnet from the slopes of the Pyrenees, this is the jewel of Catalonia. Two local jewellers will demonstrate their knowledge gained from the Greeks and passed on from generation to generation.


Calvet  jewelery

Visit the oldest garnet workshop of Pyrénnées-Orientale founded in 1804. Guardian of a prestigious manufacturing while respecting the Catalan tradition of craftsmanship.

Free visit of the workshop and the museum at the center of the town.

Calvet jewelery
140 Avenue du Général de Gaulle
Tel: 33 (0)4 68 96 07 18




La Manufacture du Grenat - Les Joyaux Catalans

Visiting the ‘Manufacture du Grenat’ means entering a centre of excellence
which is unique in France. It has been classified as ‘Patrimoine Vivant’ (Living Heritage). From the lapidary who cuts gemstones to the jeweller who makes jewellery and sets garnets, discover this magical world in which both traditional and family skills combine and are perpetuated.



La Manufacture du Grenat

Rond point du Canigou (first roundabout)
Tel: 33 (0)4 68 96 21 03
Website / contact@manufacturedugrenat.com


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