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A history marked by unique know-how and a culture of excellence


Founded in 1710 in Angers, in the Loire Valley, the Orfèvrerie d’Anjou are part of a long history marked by the construction of a unique knowledge and by the culture of excellence. Pewter has been sought after since ancient times for its great decorative value and the finesse of the artistic work it allows.

The discovery of the maritime route to the Land of the Angles by Carthage, then Julius Caesar’s expedition through Gaul, favored the creation of domestic utensils “as beautiful as silver” throughout the Roman Empire. Louis XIV wished the presence of pewter on all the tables of the world, and it is under his reign that the Orfèvrerie d’Anjou was created in 1710.

And heritage

Noble material, excellence of knowledge, it is naturally solicited for the creation of exceptional objects, emblems of the luxurious universe. L’Orfèvrerie d’Anjou also creates custom-made trophies, mainly in solid polished pewter. They are the strong symbols of unforgettable moments and celebrations.

Its perfect mastery of the manufacture of objects in precious metals has made the reputation of l’Orfèvrerie d’Anjou throughout the world.

The Orfèvrerie d'Anjou silversmith's trade still retains the heritage of this period of prestige and elegance.

Goldsmiths of art, l’Orfèvrerie d’Anjou is world renowned for its perfect mastery of the work of pewter and is recognized in particular for its buckets for Champagne.

L’Orfèvrerie d’Anjou works for some of the greatest houses: Taittinger, D’Ussé, Perrier Jouët, Bollinger, Moët & Chandon, Rémy Martin, Hennessy, Baccarat, Miraval, Martell, Pommery, Joseph Perrier, Charles Heidsieck, Billecart Salomon, Guerlain, Hermès…

A recognized quality Requirement

L’Orfèvrerie d’Anjou is labeled EPV, “Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant” (living heritage company). This is a mark of recognition from the State, which distinguishes French companies, endowed with an industrial and artisanal knowledge of excellence. Since its creation in 2005, the EPV label highlights companies that know how to reconcile Innovation & Tradition, Knowledge & Creation, Work & Passion, Heritage & Future, Local & International.

Awarded for a period of five years, this label brings together manufacturers who share a certain vision of the activities that should be those of their company: the high performance of their trade and their products, a permanent attention to internal training, a technically and socially innovative approach and a dynamic commercial strategy. It is the only state label awarded to a company for its entire activity, and guarantees the excellence of its knowledge.

L’Orfèvrerie d’Anjou has adopted a quality policy, establishing objectives and commitments shared by all employees. This is a collective approach that brings the assurance of an irreproachable quality to all the products imagined, conceived and developed by l’Orfèvrerie d’Anjou.

We have been awarded a bronze medal by the ECOVADIS label for the quality of our organization and our CSR commitment. ECOVADIS is based on international sustainability standards: the Global Reporting Initiative, the United Nations Global Compact and the ISO 26000 standard. The assessment is based on 21 indicators focusing on: Environment; Social & Human Rights; Business Ethics; Responsible Purchasing.

L’Orfèvrerie d’Anjou is a member of the Réseau du Bellay.
About twenty companies serving the luxury industry have joined together to create the Réseau du Bellay. These companies are driven by traditional knowledge and innovative processes, by a promising production basin or by the discovery of new markets, by the ambition of a company director or the strength of a family adventure….
Geographical proximity has enabled these companies to meet each other: sharing of experiences, company visits, etc.
They have brought out many common characteristics and values: unique knowledge, a culture of excellence and innovative creativity.

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