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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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Tadelakt bathroom

Marrakech Riad are exceptionally proud to have contributed to keeping alive a number of ancient crafts through the renovation of our traditional Riads into boutique hotels. Delicate plasterwork, Zelige tilework, hand carved woodwork and tadelakt bathrooms are all examples of … 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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