Topic: pattern

Moroccan Mosaics – Anonymous Masterpieces

Water fountain in Fes, Morocco

Geometric patterns made by Moroccan zillij, mosaic materpieces, capture attention and mesmerize. For me, the facination with zillij is so overwhelming that it makes me love Moroccan artistic traditions. It also drives me to write and produce this blog. More

Zillij inspired jewlery design

In the above video, Paloma Picasso discusses her for zellige-inspired jewelry collection made for for Tiffany & Co. I’ve noticed lots of designers playing with Moroccan mosaic patterns as part of their jewelry collections.


The above piece is designed by Lee Angel ( and reminds me of some of my favorite tile work. I bought the one in the picture on sale at If this discount were deeper, I’d buy the red and white one too. I hope I love it when I meet it in person.

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    Sarah Tricha

    Project of an informal student of Morocan design. more