Villedieu Intercom supports local artisans on a range of levels: rental assistance, networking, pop-up boutique, etc.
A governmental decree on the 24th of December of 2015 officially established 281 registered artisanal arts and crafts in France. Artisans that are passionate about their craft.
Originating in the courtyards of Villedieu-les-Poêles in the 12th Century, local techniques retain a marked traditional artisanal aspect.
The local arts and crafts community includes specialists in heritage and restoring antique items, breathing life back into family heirlooms and creating fascinating museum displays.
While artisans strive for excellence, it is the practice of their arts and crafts in everyday life that helps them get there. Our local artisans produce accessories of the highest quality.
Manual and automated approaches are both used in the region's artisanal workshops and factories day-in, day-out.
Known for its fine copperware and lacework, Villedieu and its communes are home to around 40 artisans.
See the creations by artisans from Villedieu-les-Poêles
Villedieu Intercom covers 27 different communes and over 16,000 residents.
The policy of fostering arts and crafts aims to showcase the products that have been dreamed up and created in the area.
Villedieu-les-Poêles is home to an unusual wealth of expertise in producing copperware and copper pans in particular. Over time, these specialities were developed and later complemented by the art of bellfounding and other metalworks. These skills remain the foundations for strong economic activity in the area, which is nowadays complemented by other artists and artisans who expand the offer.
The artisans from Villedieu-les-Poêles in the Manche area sell their creations online
The Villedieu Intercom area is home to around 40 artisans, who all contribute to developing the economy and reputation of Villedieu-les-Poêles as a hub for arts and crafts.
These professionals with remarkable skills work to make their work visible and accessible. This has resulted in Villedieu Intercom establishing an online shop where you can see the products made by these passionate people.
With special "Villes et Métiers d’Art" artisanal certification, Villedieu-les-Poêles is the historic home of artisanal arts and crafts in Normandy's 'Manche' department. A hub for copperworks and copperware in the courtyards of local homes since the 12th Century, this modern thriving town now has an internet presence to allow more people to find out about it.
Villedieu les Poêles and her area
The arts and craftspeople of Villedieu-les-Poêles and the surrounding area invite you to discover their creations. Come and see them in the boutique or in the online store to order directly from the workshop. Our craftspeople offer all kinds of creations, from a decorative cauldron and other copper and wood products, to lamp-shades, textiles and homeware, decorative earthenware, kitchen utensils, pottery and ceramics, or even handmade jewellery.