How One Man In Egypt Is Keeping This 200-Year-Old Tile Tradition Alive | Still Standing

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Saied Hussain has been hand making tiles out of cement for over 50 years. He says he’s one of the last still doing this work in Egypt - most other workshops couldn't withstand competition from marble and ceramic tiles. We went to Cairo to see how his business is still standing.

Saied does not have a website. He sells his tiles locally in Cairo.

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How One Man In Egypt Is Keeping This 200-Year-Old Tile Tradition Alive | Still Standing

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Sam Sung
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Amazing, amazing skills!
Ellen peele
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Beautiful
Baukje A C Hempenius
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What a beautiful profession. To bad he is the only one left doing this. As a dental technician understand his passion for color and detail. I would like to follow him arround for a week or so.
Tazakka Thoriq
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Saddamo De Beers
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This is amazing! I was in Cairo few times, I wish I knew this when I was there. Have a nice day sir.
Schubert Jörg
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Sehr schön!
silver rayleigh
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31 US dollar ? if it's made in japan it would be $ 310.000 and of course it takes 100 years to master.
Fiona Webb
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The tiles are beautiful and I so hope this craft continues.
Sacha Thönen
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Verry verry verry super!👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍
Imperious Athena
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All I could think about it all the cement he must inhale and how bad that must be for him 🥺
ADHDaantje
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Wauw ❤🙏🏻
margareth
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this is such a beautiful work, art, tradition. i hope more people appreciate it and let this tradition last longer :(
Junior Avila
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It's amazing art work
Pete Venuti
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What's the formula so I can make some?
babli yadav
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👍
Cyan
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I need these in my home. The blue and green colors he made were positively stunning and I despise ceramic tile. It is always ugly patterns and colors. What he makes are beautiful masterpieces.
Rocky Trumpett
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If I had the money, I'd throw him some business!!!
Sandra Mora
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I love this. I wish they had a camera in their shop everyday so I could watch! I would buy these if I could get my hands on them, but I imagine the shipping cost would be insane.
White Heart
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I would love to build a website for this man and find a way to ship his tiles to art lovers in America... is there a safe and affordable shipping method... how could it be done???
Desiree2 Desire
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:( I wanted to buy some. He should get a website.
Rangetech
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Wonderful!
Nozy Semsem
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So proud of you
Harshita Raj
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Great😊👏
Jordan Rivers
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Is the narrator zooey deschanel? It sounds exactly like her!
Allison James
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Wish I could afford to buy products from these artisans who are trying to keep dying arts alive. And to buy him safety gear to protect his lungs from the concrete powder
Oliver Crosby
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The domineering bassoon relatively travel because sweater lamentably hope but a deadpan money. hallowed, tricky heaven
Millar Kandaki
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They are beautiful.
Dayvit78
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It looks delicious. Looks like cake batter.
R. Baccaro
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I love this man's art!
Marisa Beltran
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Make a video of The Craft and it will never die
Vinventive
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man with passion
Amanda Ceniceros
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I love how he said "God willing " bless this man Lord. Amen
Jake Johnson
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I want a backyard full of these. Ship them to America please
Jahpila Indaba
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long live mzee,respect
Giraffes Inc.
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I wish I could order his tiles; they are magnificent!
Charlotte Phillips
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Thats pretty neat to learn about thats interesting art
babY liSa
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So unique and interesting! I will show this video of this gentleman and his craft to my students, so cool
Lily
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So beautiful! I hope he continues this art and teach others this craft.
Silvia Stroman
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Meow Rchl
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This is amazing to me, anyone walks in there you see junk, old random garbage. To him its this mans likelihood and passion. Beautiful stuff!
Chelsea Carlson
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It is so good to see someone taking the time and energy to continue producing a hand-made craft even when the industry, market and profit margins have changed over the years.
Angela Dias
Angela Dias 2 dagar sedan
What a MAN that can still do this beautiful work.. I just wish he could wear gloves bc his hands are probably leather like by now I pray and wish his hard work gives him many Blessings 🙏
Admiral OOM
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How to get in contact with Saied Hussain ?
konsul2006
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No wonder the greeks were involved... did they learn from the romans? I wonder in what order the craft came into being.
Sarah Cox
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If I was wealthy I would have these in my bathroom, instead of mass-produced tiles. Just think how stunning they would look.
Sarah Cox
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Beautiful tiles,the guy is an artist.
Anthony Hargis
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The "old ways" are dying, and that is a tragedy.
Mostafa Mohamed
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عايز اعرف مكان الورشه او عنوانه الراجل ده
Jeff Beck
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I can't wait until there are no time makers left. Good riddance! pests...
Makeup Mobster
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Where’s the finished product? We need a follow up
Rei Lea
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You should have showed places that have used his designs.
Kirolos Sorial
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❤️❤️❤️❤️
Linda Linda
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Pramod Marol
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Can it be imported to India ? I have a great passion for hand made.
GriffyBoiii
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Where can I buy
johnny johnson
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Slavery was alive 200 years ago....
Constantina La Fontaine
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Beautiful work. Love your designs. 🕶💜🦅
DubR C
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🙏 I pray Saed lives a very long time and enough young people learn from him to carry on the beautiful ancient craft of handmade tiles into the next century. I am sure these tiles are superior to ceramic, which I have in my home now, and much more beautiful😍
Dorota Szkopiak
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An amazing craft.
Celina Penteado
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Where in Cairo can he be found?
Celina Penteado
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Love it!!!!
bobbler2
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See children this is how they make toothpaste... truth
Jun Pineda Jr.
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Looking at the title and thumbnail ,i thought it was about making candies.😀😃😄😆😅😅🤣🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭
Wayne Adams
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and not single shot of a completed floor.. :(
atitere
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I know the same industry like this in Jogjakarta, Indonesia. Maybe you can browse : Tegel Kunci
Daniel Newton
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This is how I feel making glazed terracotta designs in Minecraft.
Manjusha Dudhane
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Amazing
Elvin Tree
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Come England do bespoke ones which you are doing you be able to charge a fortune
cartaphilus. est
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hydraulic floors
THE MEAT MAFÍA
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When you see amazing things like this, your witnessing Gods Work in Flesh!
Ann
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Look into get out of mold infested mobile home Ann R. Go fund me.
hentai
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أمة تكافح و سوف تستمر في الكفاح حتى نفوق أوروبا مجددا
EyesOfByes
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3:16 *"PRITTY GOOT"*
brad g
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Thank you so much for making this. Mass production sucks..... there's no love in it.
yuoop noke
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I'd much rather do this for a living than the job I currently have...
partypoison
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5:22 my man is looking freshh af
Mayn 90's
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$31 for a square meter of handmade tiles? Does he ship?? I would tip an extraordinary amount as well.
Moumita Chakraborty
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This are so beautiful 💕 can anyone share his website link pls?
ಠ_ಠ ಥ_ಥ
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This makes me sad! I want him to be billionaire!! :( how can someone like me support this man!! Halp!
Julie’s Journey
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Wonderful
sepic gamer
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Hi
Sea Coast
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I know an amazing way of making several more by hand at once. If anyone has this guys contact info? I’m making systems to make similar decorative tiles out of recycled plastics.
Sea Coast
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The pyramids are made of concrete. 🔺
Tony Gabashvili
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Ancient Egyptian Tide Pods
Riddler
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Joe just told everyone about the Alien's...lol he did the one thing he was told not to talk about hahahahahaha
TheExplodingChipmunk
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Seen a few old floors done in tiles like this here in Germany too. Some old buildings still have them.
Feed ME Donuts
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We had stuff like this in America then the capitalist began outsourcing everything overseas.
高橋良江
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Nancy Trumpelosi
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I'd much rather do this for a living than the job I currently have...
jessenia lol
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Aww he so cute
Fern F
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I really love this series. It just shows you the resiliance of people who keep doing what they love, regardless of the ups and down of economy, unrest, disasters. They just keep going. It's a beautiful thing to witness.
STOGGYRETURNS
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Someone needs to show him a grout bag asap!
Uchenna Wombu
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Beautiful craft
Ashwii S
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I wanna become this man's apprentice. This is soooo cool and handy to know!
mikea hiooi
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Respect. We need to honour and pass on the crafts to the future generations. 21 July 2021
AnnaK
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Make websites and sell this stuff
sz
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She speaks like shes gona cry
Ray Chobanian
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I see this as being something he could highly scale. People would love this in the states and all around the world!
Kimiheba
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amazing
Linette: LMB
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Beautiful work! 😊
Littlepinkred Cancer
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i hope i could eat those....looks like some delicious candies..
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