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  • French organisation for the promotion of ochres and coloured earths

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an association for ocher promotion

Created in France in 1995, Terres et Couleurs is a non-profit organisation whose objective is to promote coloured earths (ochres, sienna, umber, green earth and the like) and to revive the use of these natural mineral pigments. Since its creation, Terres et Couleurs has enlisted over 800 members in France and abroad, including producers and retailers of ochres, architects, craftsmen, researchers and many others.

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ochers and colored earths

Discover the last "local colors" event at the city of Carcassonne organized with the center of national monuments. 100 volunteers repainted the woodwork of the castle and the ramparts with ocher.
ViewOn - october 2015 (2 minutes 30).

Discover the ochre mine of Saint-Amand-en-Puisaye, the "Colour Mill" of Ecordal (08), the "local colours" event at Châtellenot, and the ochre painting of the Basilica of Saint-Andoche in Saulieu. "Des Racines & des Ailes : de l'Ardèche à la Bourgogne".
France 3 - 17 november 2010 (27 minutes).