A brush is never just a ‘brush’ because there are so many more types of brushes than you can imagine. Rich families used to show off luxurious hat, moustache and piano brushes. Chinese calligraphy art is entirely based on brushes. And what would Harry Potter be without his faithful Nimbus magic broom?
A visit to the brush department of Eperon d’Or makes it all crystal clear. The stately brush barons lead you through the history of the Izegem and the global brush industry. You learn about growth and prosperity, about craftsmanship and about changes in later years. You’re guaranteed to stumble from one surprise to another. In the factory hall you’ll become familiar with the technical aspects. A series of still-working machines provides an overview of the technical developments from the end of the 19th century through to 1970. In between, you can also feel, smell and look closely at raw materials and equipment.