Moroccan Turquoise

Vintage Moroccan Silver rim Bowl in turquoise. The silver edge is on both the top rim and base.

Excellent Condition.

The Kingdom of Morocco is renown for its pottery, covered with complex geometric, arabesque and beautiful, rich patterns.

Moroccan art has been influenced by a diversity of cultures due to being occupied by the Romans, Vandals, Visigoths, Byzantine Greeks (278 AD to 429 AD) and the conquering Arabs who introduced their Islamic civilisation in the late 7th century.

The indigenous Berber tribes were generally converted to Islam around this time.The intricate hand-painted ceramics of Morocco usually reveal designs that have been influenced by Islamic culture. Some tribes in Morocco have been painting the same design for over 200 years.

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