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La Maison Causse

Paul Causse and his siblings Jules and Henri founded in 1892 a glove factory. Their previous jobs, like for many other people in Millau -a city of France which is world known by its skills of glove making- were cutting gloves so they had the necessary experience for this step. Paul continued the development of the company alone while his brothers were recruited by an American factory called Bacmo in 1910. In 1905, the Causse factory changed location moving to Rue de Planard where it remained until 2001. Between 1935 and 1950 Paul's son, Jean kept the family tradition and it was a very fruitful period because of the exports to American stores. With their designs and high-quality materials, Maison...

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A Wondrous Place Called Millau

If you love gloves, you had probably heard about Millau, a wondrous place renowned by its famous viaduct, and for being the center glove-making world. This commune belongs to the Aveyron department in the French Midi-Pyrenees region of southern France. In the 9th century, Millau started to grown and became the center for the production of simple lambskin gloves. Then, in the 12th century, there was a great demand of new materials, textures, and designs. All kinds of skins were used: stag, peccary, python, ostrich, doeskin, lamb, suede, chamois. This unique expertise of glove-making has been preserved by the families in Millau and in early 20th century, the industry had 12,000 employees manufacturing 5 million pairs of gloves a year...

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