Leather Tanning in Morocco | Real Life Travel Experiences, Morocco

Leather making in Morocco.

It’s definitely not for the faint of heart. 🙂 The pungent smells of raw leather are overwhelming and I was thankful for the sprigs of mint they gave us at the door to waft (or keep steady!) in front of our noses.

But that aside, I mean seriously, look at these amazing items:

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The procedure of tanning leather is centuries old in Fes, Morocco. Here there is a place in the medina where dozens and dozens of “holes” are and where the procedure happens.

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I found a great short video on the procedure. Simply click the picture below:

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If you like leather goods, you definitely must stop into the Tanneries in Fes. MUST. 🙂

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