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HUGE Garden Patio Rustic Outdoor Wall Water Fountain - Outdoor Indoor Mid Century Fountain - Mosaic Artwork - Handmade Wall Fixable Fountain

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SKU: CM00011
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$2,210.00

Make the experience of walking around in your garden in the gentle breeze even more therapeutic by sprucing up your garden decor with this attention-grabbing water fountain. Handmade with zellige tiles, this is the product of the hard work of Moroccan craftsmen who are striving to keep this age-old craft alive for as long as possible. So when you are purchasing this item, you are not only supporting a dying craft to flourish again, but also bringing smiles to the faces of the poor workers making it. Unironically, the lively design of the luscious green tree and the bright flowers of the fountain resembles that hopeful joy.

 

The clay used for making these tiles is a substance that can only be found in Fes City, in a location known as "Ben Jellik." Then the clay is brought to a different location and left to dry for 20 days. After breaking it into little pieces with a big hammer when it is dry, they are left to dry again for an entire day before immersing in water for two days. Then artisans strive to remove any undesired rocks and other impurities from the clay before proceeding further. Then the processed clay is used to make the nuanced patterns depending on where the zellige would be used. Due to the amount of sunlight this place gets, this kind of process can only happen in Fes.

 

The processed clay is then baked in the oven for 8 hours at 2000°C. Then the natural colors are used to paint the surface with vivid detailing. After that, the products are coated with a shiny material and glazed for another 8 hours to give them a sturdy texture. The Zellige can withstand any temperature and the colors remain long-lasting.

 

In the last stage, the zellige is coated with 'La resin' and flipped downwards to dry. After drying, the products get ready to be shipped. This is how Fes Artisans painstakingly make each of these breathtaking pieces of home decor.

Shipping : Since these orders are made to order, It will take 15 days to create your order and will take 2-3 business days to ship your order. Please contact us via email if you have any questions. 

 

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