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Students chip and chisel away at heavy slabs of stone in the workshops of the Hector Guimard high school, less than three miles from Paris' Notre Dame cathedral.

Eleanor Beardsley NPR

Notre Dame Fire Revives Demand For Skilled Stone Carvers In France

By Eleanor Beardsley / NPR

"With stone carving, we give life to an edifice and perpetuate history. We're also creating a link with the past and transmitting values that are important to conserve in society," one student says.

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