Marrakech Souk. The location of each activity depended on the value of the goods and discomfort that meant for the neighbors. Thus, the souk leather tanners (with its ancient techniques of treatment of skin), the workshop of potters and camel market were located outside the medina. Food, being economic and perishables, occupied the outlying areas: they could find olives, eggs, poultry, red meat, dates ... Also linked to rural activities, such as those concocted reins and saddles for horses. Next was the souk of carpenters, whose workshops practically invaded the street. The central area of great souk was reserved for more expensive and delicate items: silk fabrics, spices and gold jewelry, and products for personal care and henna tattoo art (a thorny shrub that produces a dye used for tattooing or hair coloring).