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Moroccan Aluminium Tray
– Handmade, repoussé and chased
by skilled craftsmen in the old city of Fez, Morocco.
Has beautiful intricate traditional geometrical designs.
Approximately 95 cm
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Beautifully crafted using an ancient method known as Repoussé and chasing.
Repoussé (listen) or repoussage (listen) refer to a metalworking technique
in which a malleable metal is shaped by hammering
from the reverse side to create a design in low relief.
Chasing, chased work, or embossing refer to a similar technique,
in which the piece is hammered on the front side, sinking the metal.
The two techniques are often used in conjunction.
Many metals can be used for chasing and repoussé work, including
gold, silver, copper, and alloys such as steel, bronze, and pewter.
These techniques are very ancient and have been extensively used all over the world,
as they require only the simplest tools and materials,
and yet allow great diversity of expression.
They are also relatively economical, since there is no loss or waste of metal,
which mostly retains its original size and thickness.
Toolmarks are often intentionally left visible in the result.
Completely handmade from aluminium they have been cleaned and restored
without removing the attractive patination that only develops over time.
is a work of art and craft
and have been personally collected on our travels through North Africa.
There are time worn marks which are an inherent part of the beautiful character of these trays.
Lightweight and easy to move around they make stunning display pieces
and provide a wonderful piece to serve your guests from.
Team your stunning tray with some of out Moroccan teapots
and Beldi mint tea glasses for a truly authentic look.
Note: This is an authentic used and very old item.
There maybe some minor imperfections and dints,
these are not faults or product flaws and add character to the
age and look of this beautiful product.
We stock cedar Moroccan folding legs to compliment the trays.
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