The Moroccan Tajine, possibly the most famous Moroccan art piece in the world, is our prize crown. An intricate display of Moroccan artisanship. The tajine is more than just a masterfully made decorative object, but it is a cooking instrument capable of producing a worldwide dish sharing its namesake.
Shape: The shape of The Moroccan tajine is uniquely suited for its cooking purpose. It also serves to catch the attention of viewers and introduce them to a cultural design never seen before. Tajines also come in two varieties; one is heavier and contains a hole for the cooking steam to be released, making this type of tajine capable of all manner of oven, microwave, and utensil cooking. The other type is much lighter and contains no hole, making it only suitable for serving Size: The size of tajine can vary a lot. The most common one seen in traditional Moroccan households can serve up to five people. Nevertheless, there exists sizes to suit all needs. From small one person tajine, to massive family sized ones. Design: The unique shape of the tajine naturally allows full display of traditional Moroccan artistry. Tajines are considered the ultimate test of a pottery artisan, and only experienced ones are allowed to work on them. The results are some of the most beautiful pieces of art known to man. The Designs and motifs on the tajine – like many Moroccan Art – are inspired by the three cultures of Morocco; Arabic Islamic, Amazigh Berber, and Hebrew Jewish. Each culture providing its own unique artistic philosophy. And with the possibility of combining the cultural elements, the creative possibilities become endless Colors: Unlike the red Slaoui Tajines, Fesi Tajines are made of white clay, giving it pure white color complemented by the vibrant designs of various motifs. As stated above, the tajine’s unique shape allow its design to be at full display, adding to its attraction factor, and making it a perfect addition to any home.