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Moroccan craft weaver

This weaver is making traditional scarves on a traditional berber loom. this could be a mediaeval scene, it is fantastic to see such crafts alive and thriving in Modern day Marrakech The beauty of staying in a Riad in Marrakech … Continue reading

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The Marrakech Tanneries

The famous Marrakech Tanneries are located to the East of the Medina and offer a fascinating opportunity to see an ancient craft alive and well in the twenty first century. The tanners use their skill and judgement to progress animal … Continue reading

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Riad Marrakech Pool

Marrakech Riad Papillon has a fantastic dipping pool in the courtyard. Perfect for cooling off in the hot summer months. The pool is tiled with intricate Zellige from Fes, a real work of Marrakechi craftsmanship. Its sympathetic shape is the product of many … Continue reading

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Traditional crafts of Marrakesh

Leather work The Moroccan leatherworkers are truly amazing. You can watch them create and craft everything from handbags to shoes to goatskin lanterns. Furthermore, they are well known to make custom bags/gloves/aprons at astonishingly cheap pricing (if well haggled!) although … Continue reading

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