Basket-making in esparto grass. Guerlif

Cestería en esparto de Guercif

Creativity rules the collections made in esparto grass by the skilled hands of the women from Merilla, Guercif, who have participated in the projects INNOVARTE has carried out in the Frame of the Plan of Development in Northern Morocco for the last years. The raw material treatment, the new dying and weaving techniques, originality in design and quality search have made these products go beyond the rural souks and reach to, up to now, unexpected market niches.

« Plan of Development for the Craft Sector in the regions of Tangier-Tetouan and Taza- Al Hoceima –Taounate”, financed by the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID), and run by the Agency for Promotion and Development of Northern Morocco and the Ministry of Crafts and of the Social and Solidary Economy of the Kingdom of Morocco »