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Pottery at Le Kasbah de Tifirte

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Updated 09/05/2014

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This is a marvelous emporium of tagine pots, plates, and vases. You can watch experts sitting at a clay wheel knock off a tiny tagine pot and lid within minutes, judging everything expertly by eye and experience. Pieces are then fired in a kiln, decorated, and fired again. It's an excellent place to learn the difference between tadelakt, a hand-polished finish that takes an entire day, and painted stucco imposters. A half day in the workshop costs 70 DH although prices for groups can be negotiated.

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39 km [24 miles] from Marrakesh on the P2017, Amassin, Morocco



Updated 09/05/2014


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