Wednesday, June 14, 2017

The Pottery of Morocco

Pottery has always been one of the most significant crafts of the Moroccan Kingdom. It has enriched the Arab and the Islamic civilization throughout history. The pottery of the famous Amazeeg tribes is famous all over Northern Africa and it grabs the attention of many tourists who travel to Morocco.

The pottery in Morocco can generally be divided in two categories. The first is the pottery of the villages that is featured with the art and the shapes of the tribes of Morocco. The other type is the pottery of the cities that is characterized by the geometrical shapes of the Islamic art. There are also some sections of the country where the traditional outlines of the tribal art are blended with the Andalusian styles resulting in magnificent pieces of art. Several tourists who spend their vacations in Morocco purchase pottery as gifts and souvenirs to take back home after a wonderful holiday.