Sleepy Limousin is secret hub of French luxury
- Published: 2 Nov 2012 at 14.24
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France's Limousin region is best known for its well-fed cows, pungent cheeses and fine porcelain. But it is also home to a network of luxury craftsmen, from glove- to shoe-makers, now looking to export their skills.
Agnelle gloves ©Agnelle
Despite his 30 years of experience, it still takes Bernard three hours to finish sowing a seam, his gnarled hands working the thick leather with a stitching awl and cobbler's thread.
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