Moroccan Mosaic Tables
Mosaic is a form of decorative art in which small tiles or fragments of tile are used to create a pattern or picture. The art of mosaic flourished with the Moors. The intricate geometric designs used to decorate buildings in the Islamic world are often produced as mosaics. The process is known as "Zellij" in North Africa.
All of the Moroccan Mosaic Zellij is produced in the historic city of Fez. Starting with the clay of Fez, the impurities are extracted first, then the clay is mixed until homogenous, cast into square tiles, and left to dry in the fiery sun. Once dry, the mosaic tiles are smoothed, rendered flat, and dipped in colored enamel. The enamel is made of natural minerals such as tin, zink, and copper. The mosaic tiles are then kiln-baked.
Our Moroccan mosaic artisan begins by hand-cutting the 4"x4" square piece of tile into the desired shape. Then, just like a puzzle, each piece of mosaic Zellij, Zillij is placed face down inside the metal table frame to create the mosaic table design. Concrete cement (or resin filling) is poured in to reinforce the table for maximum stability and durability. The next day, the table is turned over. The mosaic tiled top is meticulously examined to make sure each piece of tile is inlaid in the desired geometric shape and that the surface is perfectly flat. Then the tile grout is applied and the top sealed. An elegant and sturdy iron base completes the TAZI DESIGNS' mosaic table. The tables are then carefully packed and loaded on the container and shipped to our San Francisco warehouse for distribution.
We offer Moroccan mosaic tables and bistro style patio tables in 24" Diameter and 30" Diameter. We also offer 36" square tables. Rectangular bistro tables and custom size mosaic tables are made to order. Each piece of mosaic tile is hand-cut and inlaid piece-by-piece to create these beautiful Moroccan style mosaic tables. Whether you need a mosaic table for your kitchen and deck, or multiple tables for a restaurant or hotel project, Tazi Designs can help.
Our Moroccan mosaic COFFEE tables are offered in the following sizes: ROUND: 24" Diameter, 30" Diameter, 36" Diameter, 42" Diameter. SQUARE: 32"x32" and 36"x36". RECTANGULAR: 47"x20" and 47"x24". Custom sizes available upon request.
Our Moroccan mosaic side tables are offered in several sizes and multiple mosaic tile colors. Choose from our 16" round tables or rectangular mosaic tables. We also offer custom mosaic side tables.