Carpet seller in Marrakech

The countries of North Africa and the Near East are renowned for their carpet weaving and hand-knotted carpets, including Morocco. Lots of shops and sellers offer their merchandise. Those who have some knowledge in this matter can purchase a beautiful and high-quality carpet, albeit after hard negotiations, very cheaply. There are also rogue carpet vendors who target unsuspecting tourists, these guys are shark vendors who quickly get to know who they are dealing with and it won't be the first traveler to realize when coming home the traditional carpet he bought so cheaply in is in fact, an inferior mass product, originating from a third world country, he paid an outrageous amount. Image size: 260 x 360 mm

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Elton Houck 23 hours ago

very informative...very fine detail and a beautiful work..Living in Texas we have market place hustlers across our border in Mexico--so I know the type of cheat you wrote about--crooks are the same all over the world...

Brenda Cumming 2 days ago

brilliant as always x

Artist Reply: Thanks Brenda

marie-claire gallet 2 days ago

SUPER !!!!

Artist Reply: Merci Marie Claire

Barry Huyett 2 days ago

U wove a creative PIC..... good

Artist Reply: Many thanks Barry

Joanie Holliday 2 days ago

TERRIFIC WORK IVO. I WOULDN'T ATTEMPT TO DEAL WITH THEM.

Artist Reply: Thanks Joanie and you are right