Moroccan Copper is one of the few metals that occurs naturally in nature. It then has a red or orange color. Naturally present in the earth’s crust, it in a low dose is essential for the development of all life. It is mostly used by humans as a metal.
Copper has been known for a long time, we can say that it is the oldest metal used by man
Like silver and gold, copper is easily worked, being ductile and malleable. The ease with which it can be shaped like wires, as well as its excellent electrical conductivity, make it very useful in electricity. Copper is usually found, like most metals for industrial or commercial use, in a fine-grained polycrystalline form. Polycrystalline metals exhibit better strength than those in monocrystalline form, and the smaller the grains, the greater the difference.
Moroccan artisanal know-how has enabled artisans to transform copper into exceptional artisanal products with rich shapes, including:
In Marrakech he takes more than 50% of artisanal products
Traditional Moroccan craftsmanship
Is the definition of Moroccan craftsmanship adopted by UNESCO and for handicrafts as follows: “Handicraft products are understood to mean products made by craftsmen either entirely by hand or using hand tools? hand or even mechanical means …
But if we want to give the true value of craftsmanship, we can say that craftsmanship means transforming raw materials taken from sustainable resources into magnificent works …
Moroccan craftsmanship (traditional art in Morocco) has the prefix “art”. So it is some form of folk art. Let us not forget that popular art is nothing other than an art born in a given environment and so strongly adapted to the mentality and needs of this environment, that it has become one of the characteristic elements of its degree of culture. Art, in short, is an individual matter, popular art is a collective art. Very often, it originates from an invention so happy and so accommodated in the environment in which it was born, that it was adopted by him, continues there and evolves there …
The artisanal know-how is one of the richest components of the Moroccan heritage which allowed the craftsmen to make exceptional handicrafts with rich shapes, patterns and colors, they are creations of pottery, ceramics, wood, jewelry, upholstery, textiles and leather goods …