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BROT HISTORY



Consulting the archives of the Manufacture de Saint Gobain, it is early in the 18th century that we were able to find employees named Brot and it is to one of them, François Brot, that the famous House owes its establishment in 1826, in the heart of the Old Paris, near the historic Place de la République. Immediately recognized, Miroir Brot achieves a great success and takes place very quickly at the first rank in its field both in France and throughout Europe.

In 1875, Brot creates and patents an absolutely revolutionary mirror, the triple mirror which immediately acquires a worldwide reputation. This is the mirror that the Connoisseur simply call 'un miroir Brot'.
      

Few decades later, in 1927, Brot innovates again in creating the concept of the magnifying illuminated mirror. The Mirophar was born. Initially conceived to equipped the automobiles, it is in the Luxury Hotels that the Mirophar will find place. More than a simple gadget, this amenity brings the user all the comfort he may expect for a meticulous make-up or shaving when eyesight is declining.

 

The revolutionary spotlight cleverly designed into the mirror surface prevents the mirror from fogging while providing a direct and soft illumination for meticulous make-up application or barber-clean shaving.
    

Still made in our workshop in Paris, it is for almost two centuries that Miroir Brot carries on the local age-old tradition of glass and copper brass working. Our Master glassmakers and brass craft-men make following ageless techniques and know-how a wonderful and prestigious collection of mirrors.

Some pieces are unique, being produced to client's own specification, many others are made in bulk, but all retain the hallmark of the Brot Tradition. The consistent and unequalled quality of Brot’s mirrors sets as worldwide reference.