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Morocco, Fes – Mosaics and Ceramics are everywhere – and they do them so well

A day in Fes involves seeing the local handicrafts in action. One of the conditions of the UNESCO heritage status that Fes enjoys is that local handicrafts traditions are maintained. Here are the clay workers doing their thing on manually controlled wheels and with free hand painting. These skills are usually handed down from generation to generation. 

The ceramic makers at work

Finished mosaics are spectacular