Decorating your living area with Moroccan furniture and décor leaves you with plenty of room to add your vivid imagination and unique style to your environment. By adding some Moroccan carved tables, a Moucharabi wood screen or a Moroccan lantern will make your guests comfortable and get them talking and this furniture last for quite a while with incredible durability and strength. Years of use will leave Moroccan furniture with very few signs of wear. For those who are searching for a very unique addition to your home why not consider adding a one of a kind camel bone mirror to your living area. These mirrors are simply unique and bring an exquisite style and flair to the room that your guests are sure to notice. As you will find, there are a number of items available for a reasonable price that will help you add the magical touch of Morocco to your whole house.
In Marrakech, in the heart of the souks, the craftsmen furnish many of Morocco’s folkloric groups with their instruments. Among them are the bendir, round drum, the “derbouka” and “taarejas” as well as the famous “djembe, clay or ceramic tam-tams, the Oud, the Moroccan lyre, the “guembri” a kind of guitar , the “def” , a square skin covered drum from Zagoura . The wooden flute knows as the “anay” is the most widely used musical instrument in Morocco.
The musicians are faithful customers, dancers or “chikhates”else in the country. who perform at parties and marriages, the Gnaouas fro the sub-Sahara, the Aklas of Zagora, the Berbers of Ourika, particularly those from Alouach. They come from the four corners of the Moroccan Kingdom because such traditional manufacture does not exist anywhere.
Many craftsman are deeply involved in their production. the making of stringed instruments involves may steps. For the guembri, for example, the craftsman hollow and sculpt poplar or fig tree wood. Using a “gadouma” a gouging tool, they burrow into the interior of the block. For the string, they use goat guts of three or four thickness.
the percussion instrument s are found in all kingdom’s musical groups who preform at every type of event. Four types of skins are used: goat for larger instruments that require a clear sound, lamb for the smaller instruments because the skin is more fragile , and finally camel or cow for the large models that produce a heavier sound.