Ocres de France

Ocres de France, created in 1901, is the last company that operates and transforms ocher ore into pure ocher in its factory in Apt. Family business over 4 generations, it perpetuates the ocher industry thanks to its quarry, located in Gargas, the last in activity in Europe. We market around a hundred pigments as well as ready-to-use natural colored products (lime paints, lime coatings, colored plasters), admixtures, fillers, binders, but also a "home and natural beauty" section" and a bookstore section.

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8 colors to (dare) adopt in 2022

8 colors to (dare) adopt in 2022


Faced with the infinite range of possible shades, often the neutrality of white reassures and sweeps away the desire for colors. For fear of ...