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Séverina Lartigue

Floral decorations and creator of silk flowers
20 rue Gaston Ramon
14100 Lisieux
Normandie

The workshop is specialised in making silk flowers using ancient artificial floristry techniques. It designs fabric flowers and foliage, corsages, and decorations for Haute Couture, ready-to-wear and opera dresses.

The company owns over 6,000 cutters, embossing tools and ancient manual tools.

It also has machines such as an embossing press and a gooseneck press. It carries out research and archiving work: ancient flowers from 1880 to modern times, catalogues, colour charts, etc.

It carries out all operations itself: models, patterns, choice of fabric, fabric dressing, cutting, dyeing, shaping, assembling and fitting. It has rare and complex know-how in making costume jewellery.

The workshop's clientele is prestigious and international. It restores flowers and costume jewellery and its creations are exhibited in a number of museums.