Cement Tiles

Cement Tiles

 The Cement Tile history || Zelliges || Moroccan tiles    The earliest recorded appearances of concrete tiles area unit around 711 in Moorish Kingdom of Spain. These tiles were created employing a mixture of sand, ground clay and vibrant pigments and featured ornate styles and complicated patterns. These were wont to lavishly enhance places of worship and public buildings like bathhouses and courtyards of the wealthy and powerful. In the late nineteenth century,… View more

Moroccan tiles and zelliges

Moroccan tiles and zelliges

Artzellige || The Moroccan Tiles and zellige history || Zelliges || Moroccan tiles || Mosaic Tiles   The Moroccan Tiles art is the oldest handicraft in Morocco; as a tradition, it survived through difficult times; particularly in imperial cities; like Fes and Marrakech and Meknes. Throughout history, the zellige prospered within the Moroccan area; the Arabs-Andalusians artisans; developed their design techniques; but, they replaced the glass with glazed and cut ceramics; side additional colors; to give this… View more