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Natural stone and Antique Materials in the Heart of Provence
Alain Edouard Bidal, founder of the company, discovers the stone carving profession while in Blois, working on the renovation and restoration of some of the national architectural heritage : the famous castles of the Loire Valley (Chambord, Chenonceau, etc).
He then decides to settle down in Provence, where he finds a rich architectural region. There, he works for different quarries and local stone-businesses. In 1997, after gaining a strong experience in various ateliers in the region, Alain Edouard Bidal enrolles at the Chamber of Trades in Avignon and begins its independent stone-cutting activity. 4 years later, he establishes, in January 2001, the "EURL Alain Edouard Bidal".
At the heart of Provence, in l'Isle sur la Sorgue (France), city of water, arts and antiques,
Alain BIDAL and his team welcome you
Monday to Saturday from 9am til 12noon and from 2pm to 5.30pm.
A wide range of new or antique natural stone creations in l'Isle sur la Sorgue - Provence
Fountains, mantles and fireplaces, architectural and decorative elements, made of natural stone, new or antique, this is what "Les Ateliers Alain Edouard Bidal", stone-cutter in l'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, at the heart of Provence, can offer you.
Please come and discover our wide range of creations and re-editions in natural stone, which are exposed in our three acres landscaped exhibiton park and presented in our showrooms, open to all : Fountains of all sizes and shapes in natural stone , Mantels and Fireplaces, Sinks and Bassins in stone, Stone floorings, Stone pillars, Pots, Vases and other decorative items or Tables, Desks and Benches in stone ...
We also have a large selection of restored antique materials : Antique fireplaces in stone, Antique marble fireplaces, Fountains and bassins made of antique materials, but also Antiques wrought-iron gates and stone pillars, and more... which will give a certain note of authenticity and character to your home or garden.
We invite you to visit our website dedicated to our antique materials "Les Memoires d'Adrien" : www.materiaux-anciens-bidal.com.
You will find a wide range of antique fireplaces, stylish fountains, and ancient architectural elements (floorings, pillars, wrought iron gates, ...).
NEW ! Fireplace Inserts Axis are now on sale here
With the new tax legislation on fireplaces and inserts, we now can offer inserts, stoves and fireplaces of the Axis brand.
You will find the full range of Axis inserts and stoves on their website : www.cheminees-axis.com.
If you have a specific project, we can offer you to choose together an insert from Axis, depending on your needs and your desires.
Then we could build around it, according to your taste, a fireplace made of natural stone, perfectly adapted to the dimensions of the insert.
Alain Edouard Bidal : recognized by his peers
You have surely noticed the two logos at the top of this page.
The first one (red, grey and white) means that Alain Edouard Bidal has been appointed Master of Craftsman - "Maitre Artisan d'Art".
This recognition was awarded to Mr Bidal in 2008 by the President of the Chamber of Trades and Crafts, as an artist and craftsman, he has proven over all these years working the stone that he is indeed a true master in its field.
The second one (black, grey and white) means that the Company founded by Alain Edouard Bidal is recognized as a Living Heritage Company - "Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant".
This label, awarded by the French Ministry of Economy, Finance and Employment, rewards the companies, master in their business and field, that tend to perpetuate the use of ancestral technics while transmitting them and their "savoir-faire" to the next generation.
** INTERNATIONAL ANTIQUE FAIRS IN PROVENCE **
19th April 2015 - BEZIERS (34) - Parc des Expositions
20th April 2015 - AVIGNON (84) - Parc des Expositions
21st April 2015 - MONTPELLIER (34) - Frejorgues
17th May 2015 - BEZIERS (34) - Parc des Expositions
18th May 2015 - AVIGNON (84) - Parc des Expositions
28th June 2015 - BEZIERS (34) - Parc des Expositions
29th June 2015 - AVIGNON (84) - Parc des Expositions
30th June 2015 - MONTPELLIER (34) - Frejorgues
Dear Professional, you can contact us the day before the opening of the first fair, we would be glad to open our park in exclusivity. You just have to give us a call to organise a meeting.
Alain BIDAL and his team would be happy to welcome you in their studios in Isle-sur-la-Sorgue.
Decoration et Amenagement de la place de la mairie de Faucon.