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Museopics - Zellige Berber Tile Mosaics Photos, Pictures and Images





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Photos of zellinge mosaic Berber tile designs of Morocco and Spain. Zellige, zillij or zellij are enamelled geometric terracotta tiles that are set in plaster to create symmetrical ornamental surface coverings in Berber and Hispano Moorish buildings. The patterns created by the artisans are infinite ranging from the popular octagon through star and cross shapes that are combined to create rich decorations on walls, floors, pool and fountains as well as tables and ceilings.

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