In the heart of the Chartreuse massif, on the Petites Roches plateau, Marie Duchesne opens the doors of her Roc d’Arguilles workshop. In her artisanal pottery near Grenoble, she makes brilliant use of crushed rocks (feldspar, chalk, silica), local clays and plant ashes for her glazes. A master of artisanal pottery techniques, she fires her pieces at a temperature of 1360° in a gas kiln.

“The secret to beautiful artisan pottery in the Chartreuse ? The search for harmony between shapes and colors to create a dream”. That’s what makes l’Atelier du Roc D’arguilles and Marie Duchesne’s expertise.

Marie Duchesnes’ creations can be seen in Saint Pancrasse on the Plateau des Petites Roches. During a family outing on the Plateau des Petites Roches , stop off to visit thepottery workshop and learn about the different techniques involved in throwing, glazing and firing. You’ll also see how to use hay-ash glazes, create blue with iron oxide and more. A visit to this beautiful pottery in the Chartreuse Massif is a real cultural outing, as you stroll around the magnificent Plateau des Petites Roches.

She also owes her inspiration to the environment of the Chartreuse massif and the Plateau des Petites Roches, each day bringing its own different hues.

Are you on vacation in the Chartreuse Massif? Pottery from the Roc d’Arguilles workshop is the ideal gift to offer your loved ones, or to take home as a souvenir of your stay in the Chartreuse. your stay in the Chartreuse.

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