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Welcome to our house of jewellery

At the foot of the Pyrenees mountains, in the town of Prades, stands a company, set apart from the rest, which belongs to the private circle of Catalan jewellery designers. For three generations, Manufacture du Grenat has been reinventing the traditional garnet, passed down through the generations, crafting it with passion and showcasing it with pride.

Manufacture du Grenat is classed an “Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant” (Living Heritage Company) and is also the parent corporation of the Joyaux Catalans®, an exclusive trademark and emblem of our beautiful artisanship and local workmanship.

Come and discover the Catalan Garnet that can be found nowhere else...

Have a great visit!


A legendary garnet

The “immutable paillon”

Innovation at the heart of tradition


A living heritage

From the “immutable paillon” to the setting of the stone and the shaping of the jewel, Manufacture du Grenat masters all these skills to create an exceptional jewel especially for you.

Henri Privat,
French craftsperson of the year 2023
Precious metal jewelry

Discoveries from our workshops

Guided tours all year round

From the ecomuseum to the gift shop, via the reconstructed mine and the jewellery workshops, find out about the company’s history and the secrets of creating an exceptional garnet, and discover what makes this heritage, unique in the world, so special.

All year round, come and visit us on your own, with the family or in a group. The Privat family will take you behind the scenes of ancestral Catalan expertise.

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50 minutes behind the scenes at the Manufacture du Grenat

A centre of excellence classed
as an “Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant”

Manufacture du Grenat is the only Catalan jewellers to have obtained the prestigious “Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant” label awarded by the French government.
It underlines our artisanal know-how and innovative strength, our geographical origins and our 100% local workmanship.

The largest collection of garnet jewellery


Every year, new Catalan jewellery creations leave our workshops, inspired by trends, the imagination of our jewellery craftsmen and women, and the demands of our customers. Since 1994, close to 1,700 models have been branded Joyaux Catalans®, our exclusive trademark, which is currently the most extensive catalogue on the market.


Our services

Bespoke creations

An idea, a wish, something a little special? Let’s discuss your idea together and create a garnet jewel just for you. Manufacture du Grenat is at your service to study your idea and support you through to its completion.

Jewellery transformation

Make adjustments to a family jewel, transform it into a new piece of jewellery that suits you better... Manufacture de Grenat gives your garnets a new lease of life so that you continue loving them and wear them for ever.

Restoring your jewellery

A jewel goes through life with you. The stone can lose its shine over time, gold and silver can get tarnished, and jewellery can get scratched. Manufacture de Grenat restores your garnet jewellery items, giving them a second lease of life.

Garnet jewels in Prades (35 minutes from Perpignan) in the Eastern Pyrenees region.
Traditional craftsmen and workshop/gift shop, labelled “Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant”.
Catalan jewellers, Canigou Cross, Catalan Cross, 100% made in France.