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Moroccan tiles and history

Decorating your home with the Moroccan theme is an exciting adventure any way you look at it !

As the versatility of the designscheme gives you the freedom to add your own unique personality to each area.

For many Moroccan design lovers, attraction is truly found in the blatant reflection of Moroccan tradition that echoes in the various fabrics, textures and patterns.

Looking at the style of design as a whole, one can truly see the Moroccan heritage and tradition throughout the various methods of artistic expression.

Mosaic imagery, for example, created with the various types of Moroccan tile notonly reveals the beauty behind traditional Moroccan design, it also exposes the historical aspect of Moroccan culture.

Moroccan tiles have a history that is actually quite fascinating.

Artisans have been hand crafting these tiles for centuries, many using traditional methods that have been passed from generation to generation.

A very unique method ofhand crafted Moroccan tile is Zellige, which consists of a series of patterns that make use of a number of colorful geometric shapes.

Moroccan tile makersconsider this particular method of creating tile unique, as it takes years tomaster and one must possess exceptional skills and attention to detail. Strangely enough, the traditional methods of creating the various Moroccan tiles have avoided the influence of technology.

Only a select few have taken advantage of modernized manufacturing methods when creating Moroccan tiles.

The artistic influence of Moroccan tiles canbe found throughout the streets of Morocco. Not only is the use oftile traditional in the Moroccan home, it can be found in other places as well. One can find many public areas, such as fountains or mosques,..

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