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Three cities in Morocco are especially known for their ceramic artistry: Meknes, Safi and Fez. Together, they produce at least 80% of the pottery in the country.

The Imperial city of Fes has been producing pottery for over six centuries and is Morocco’s first city known for Islamic influence pottery and produces massive amounts of pottery with designs, patterns and colors. Moroccan pottery’s beauty comes from the complex knowledge of geometry passed on from father to son. Fes is renowned for cobalt oxide that enables its potters to obtain every shade of blue. The decorative ceramic style found in Fes was greatly influenced by the Moorish and Spanish culture.