National Geographic : 1955 Feb
© National Geographic Society 175 Kodachrome by Jean and Franc Shor, National Geographic Staff "Safi Pottery Would Be Cheap at Twice the Price," a Marrakech Dealer Argues Morocco is a land of specialization. Most fine leatherwork comes from Fes, silver jewelry from Tiznit, and camels from Goulimine. One village raises cobras for snake charmers (page 153); another trains acrobats for bazaars. Safi produces glazed pottery. This merchant is a Berber, his customer an Arab. Cutlery holders on edge of counter keep tablecloths clean. They are designed for foreigners, not for Arabs and Berbers, who eat with fingers.