- Moroccan souvenirs to Shop in Marrakech :
- Lamps :
The best gift to buy is a beautiful lamp .
It is a gorgeous peice of art which can make your house warmer and cosier.
lamps can have different shapes , qualities (silver , puter, brass and tin ), sizes and designes too .Some hang while others are freestanding .
It is better for any one who is willing to buy lamps to touch and observe their quality .
Therefore, make sure you choose the right ones please.
- Leather cushions
Leather cushions are so nice too to look at and buy them .
Their cost can vary according to the size,the quality and intricacy as well .
You can purchase one with 150 dirham , 300 dirham and the most intricate ones cost more .
In America , their price is 6 times the moroccan ones.
Remember , the good deal is when clients and vendors are happy .WIN WIN .
- Woven blankets
They are soft and beautiful with poms poms on each eand of them .
you can purchase them with their different colours and sizes .
Accordingly , they worth every penny.
- Moroccan carpets
the berbers have used carpets for centuries and they are hand made .
Women do most of the work and use them daily in their houses .Today , they are t one of the best items to buy in Marrakech .-
The middle and high atlas mountains are very famous places to make rugs which come in different sizes and colours .
Moroccan carpets have a lot of history and their reputation go beyong the globe today .
If you want to know more about moroccan carpets ,click here .
- Moroccan wedding blankets (handira)
Tradionally , the berbers ( the native inhabitants of Morocco) use them as capes .
they are gorgeous as bed covers , on the wall (as a peice of decoration ), or like a rug .
What makes those wedding blankets fantastic is the metal shiny sequins on them as they make melodic jingly sounds.
Besides , the berber blankets have miraculous motifs which characterizes the berbers history.
Costmetic and Culinary
- Argan oil
the hottest product to buy in Morocco is argan oil or saffron, today .
It becomes one of most well known oils all over the world .
In Marrakech , the streets are so full with this argan oil and you can find it everywhere.,end to end , shop by shop .
There are 2 types of argan : edible and cosmetic .
Yes the argan oil has changed the lives of so many berbers and make Morocco very famous all over the world .
Therefore , one bottle of argan oil should end up in your suitcase but make sure you have the real one .
Some important imformations you should know about argan oil :
the culinary argan oil has nutty smell and taste
you can t use the edible aragan oil for your face .
Each argan tree can produce 4 literes of argan oil , yearly .
The argan tree can live 150 years to 200 years.
Tips to Shop in Marrakech
- Place :
the best place to shop is the back part of the market where prices cheaper than the front part of the souk .
Some stores don t use the credit card .please take some cash with you .
- Prices and negotiations
Sometimes you don t know if you are paying the real price or not .
therefore , get inside some shops to have a geral idea about the prices .then , negotiate for your products as much as you can .
If you are not happy about the prices, do as if you walk away .
This will make the sellers to call you to go back to their stores.
Accept mint tea if you really want to shop .Otherwise , reject it with a smile .
Leave the shop if the vendor is rude .
And finally , don t try to negotiate hard in places where there are fixed prices .
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Shopping is one of the most fascinating experiences in Marrakech.
The haggling , the browezing , the feelings of the experience is mindblowing .
Shopping helps to support the local businesses and help the Moroccan economy, too .
Accordinly , our comapany will take care of this Marrakech Guided Experience and will never let you down .