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Yussef, plaster carver

The Marrakech street ‘traffic’ whizzes by as young plaster carver Yussef works on a piece in his boutique in the Souk Sidi Isshak near to the Ben Yussef Medersa in central Marrakech just around the corner from Riad Cinnamon. Youssef … Continue reading

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Marrakech Riad Plasterwork

The skill of craftsmen practicing ancient trades in Marrakech is quite astonishing. The renovation of our Riad hotels involved dozen of ‘mellem’ or  master craftspeople.  Among the most impressive to watch working was the ‘mellem gubs’ the plasterworker. The intricate … Continue reading

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