CONTACT (centralised page)  français   -  Nederlands


Contact the Maison Belmal, the Ecole des Malletiers Nicolas Gilbert of Belgium, or the Ecole des Malletiers Jean Paré project in France:


- by email:  


- by phone: +32 86 49 94 94   (if in Belgium: dial 086 49 94 94). 


- showcase gallery (expo room): at Durbuy, rue du Comte Théodule d'Ursel n° 26 (nearby the "Sanglier des Ardennes", and d'Ursel castle).  -> opening hours


Courses and workshops. The year 2017 marked the 10th birthday of Belmal programs and conservatory, therewith establishing the 'new' school Ecole des Malletiers, Nicolas Gilbert et Jean Paré of 1530, Belgium and France. Further links, related websites: Ecole des Malletiers Belgium and Ecole des Malletiers proj. France 


Restoration of antique luggage.  For information about the cost estimate process please click here. At Ecole des Malletiers teachers and students restore antique trunks for the Belmal collection, for private owners or other institutions, museums, and for organisations who have a trunk-making or leather-goods history travel equipment heritage, around the world.


Manufacture of new trunks & special luggage items (bespoke commissions only). Information about the style, norms of base materials, of travel trunks made by Jean-Pierre Bal, master-artisan  -> info 


Visits of the Belmal museum-collection's Archive and Main atelier: only possible on appointment, and contingent on approval by the Belmal - Ecole des Malletiers management. 


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