Again my apologies I had difficulty loading some images so I put them in this addendum:
By coincidence, it was Roland's birthday! Et voila, a cake.
Guests at the manufacture gather round to get their workshop assignments
The dreaded perlage table, a humbling experience.
Daisy doing a fine job of polishing the medallion
Les mains de la maitresse au travail.
We spent some time trying our luck with enamelling as well and that was even more of an education. It's a difficult and time-consuming metier, that leaves one with the utmost respect for those involved.