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

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19 dagen geleden

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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XXXmelXodyXXX
XXXmelXodyXXX 54 minuten geleden
يعني فيديو هادف لمهنة فريدة جايب ٢١ مليون مشاهدة و ربع مليون لايك في اسبوعين و شهرة عالمية ، يا ريت الناس تفهم ان مش المهرجانات و الاغاني و الفيديوهات الهابطة التافهة هي ال بتجيب اعلى مشاهدات ، ياريت المحتوى يرتقي
Monique N
Monique N 3 uur geleden
Very nice. Gifted
Crazy_Tulip15
Crazy_Tulip15 3 uur geleden
I hate when these internet news people show us struggling artists who have endangered crafts of art and then don’t give us any way to support them. They do say he only sells locally in the description, but why not create a website for him and help him sell even more? Or even create a go fund me so he can afford more resources?
Apoorva Goel
Apoorva Goel 7 uur geleden
These look beautiful! Would love to install tiles like these in my future home (if I ever have one haha)
Hellani Basha
Hellani Basha 8 uur geleden
Masha'Allah, Mr. Hussein does a fantastic job & so beautiful. May Allah Bless you & your family.
mirukusheeku
mirukusheeku 10 uur geleden
بالتوفيق
David Lopez
David Lopez 14 uur geleden
i would step all over his work
m m
m m 18 uur geleden
I need 200m^2. Saied : no worries- it will be done in 20years...
The Average Guy Traveller
The Average Guy Traveller 21 uur geleden
This is so cool! Egypt is so amazing in so many ways, history, art, culture, food ect… I really loved travelling through Egypt
Toku Mei
Toku Mei Dag geleden
I bet his lungs look gorgeous
Micalah
Micalah Dag geleden
How beautiful.
Micalah
Micalah Dag geleden
I would do this in a heartbeat.
Natanya Pope-Sohel
Natanya Pope-Sohel 2 dagen geleden
I'd love a wall of this.
DROSS ES PU TO
DROSS ES PU TO 2 dagen geleden
Its spensive
BeGood America
BeGood America 2 dagen geleden
Would be cool if you had a way to buy them. I like old school products where you know someone made it rather than some machine. Very Nice
Stephanie Cancino
Stephanie Cancino 2 dagen geleden
It would be helpful if Business Insider provides the artist shop address or his contact information(If He is agree) for the future tourists, or an entrepreneur who can offer him a fair agreement to increase his sales, and hire more people who'll learn this ancient technique, without losing its artisanal essence. From my point of view, his art deserves to be share with the rest of the world. Personally, I know business might be cold but there's always the opportunity to find the right balance between art, sustainability, passion, humanity and a way of living of this, to keep alive his knowledge.
Sam Sung
Sam Sung 2 dagen geleden
Amazing, amazing skills!
Ellen peele
Ellen peele 2 dagen geleden
Beautiful
Baukje A C Hempenius
Baukje A C Hempenius 2 dagen geleden
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
Tazakka Thoriq 3 dagen geleden
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Saddamo De Beers
Saddamo De Beers 3 dagen geleden
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
Schubert Jörg 3 dagen geleden
Sehr schön!
silver rayleigh
silver rayleigh 3 dagen geleden
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
Fiona Webb 3 dagen geleden
The tiles are beautiful and I so hope this craft continues.
Sacha Thönen
Sacha Thönen 3 dagen geleden
Verry verry verry super!👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍
Imperious Athena
Imperious Athena 3 dagen geleden
All I could think about it all the cement he must inhale and how bad that must be for him 🥺
ADHDaantje
ADHDaantje 3 dagen geleden
Wauw ❤🙏🏻
margareth
margareth 3 dagen geleden
this is such a beautiful work, art, tradition. i hope more people appreciate it and let this tradition last longer :(
Junior Avila
Junior Avila 3 dagen geleden
It's amazing art work
Pete Venuti
Pete Venuti 3 dagen geleden
What's the formula so I can make some?
babli yadav
babli yadav 3 dagen geleden
👍
Cyan
Cyan 4 dagen geleden
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
Rocky Trumpett 4 dagen geleden
If I had the money, I'd throw him some business!!!
Sandra Mora
Sandra Mora 4 dagen geleden
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
White Heart 4 dagen geleden
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
Desiree2 Desire 4 dagen geleden
:( I wanted to buy some. He should get a website.
Rangetech -Shooting and Man Skills
Rangetech -Shooting and Man Skills 4 dagen geleden
Wonderful!
Nozy Semsem
Nozy Semsem 4 dagen geleden
So proud of you
Harshita Raj
Harshita Raj 4 dagen geleden
Great😊👏
Jordan Rivers
Jordan Rivers 4 dagen geleden
Is the narrator zooey deschanel? It sounds exactly like her!
Allison James
Allison James 4 dagen geleden
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
Oliver Crosby 4 dagen geleden
The domineering bassoon relatively travel because sweater lamentably hope but a deadpan money. hallowed, tricky heaven
Millar Kandaki
Millar Kandaki 4 dagen geleden
They are beautiful.
Dayvit78
Dayvit78 5 dagen geleden
It looks delicious. Looks like cake batter.
R. Baccaro
R. Baccaro 5 dagen geleden
I love this man's art!
Marisa Beltran
Marisa Beltran 5 dagen geleden
Make a video of The Craft and it will never die
Vinventive
Vinventive 5 dagen geleden
man with passion
Amanda Ceniceros
Amanda Ceniceros 5 dagen geleden
I love how he said "God willing " bless this man Lord. Amen
Jake Johnson
Jake Johnson 5 dagen geleden
I want a backyard full of these. Ship them to America please
Jahpila Indaba
Jahpila Indaba 5 dagen geleden
long live mzee,respect
Giraffes Inc.
Giraffes Inc. 5 dagen geleden
I wish I could order his tiles; they are magnificent!
Charlotte Phillips
Charlotte Phillips 5 dagen geleden
Thats pretty neat to learn about thats interesting art
babY liSa
babY liSa 5 dagen geleden
So unique and interesting! I will show this video of this gentleman and his craft to my students, so cool
Lily
Lily 5 dagen geleden
So beautiful! I hope he continues this art and teach others this craft.
Silvia Stroman
Silvia Stroman 5 dagen geleden
The good bestseller markedly suspect because bakery counterintuitively disapprove about a kindhearted hose. painful, ambiguous park
Meow Rchl
Meow Rchl 5 dagen geleden
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
Chelsea Carlson 5 dagen geleden
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 5 dagen geleden
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
Admiral OOM 5 dagen geleden
How to get in contact with Saied Hussain ?
konsul2006
konsul2006 5 dagen geleden
No wonder the greeks were involved... did they learn from the romans? I wonder in what order the craft came into being.
Sarah Cox
Sarah Cox 5 dagen geleden
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
Sarah Cox 5 dagen geleden
Beautiful tiles,the guy is an artist.
Anthony Hargis
Anthony Hargis 5 dagen geleden
The "old ways" are dying, and that is a tragedy.
Mostafa Mohamed
Mostafa Mohamed 5 dagen geleden
عايز اعرف مكان الورشه او عنوانه الراجل ده
Jeff Beck
Jeff Beck 5 dagen geleden
I can't wait until there are no time makers left. Good riddance! pests...
Makeup Mobster
Makeup Mobster 5 dagen geleden
Where’s the finished product? We need a follow up
Rei Lea
Rei Lea 5 dagen geleden
You should have showed places that have used his designs.
Kirolos Sorial
Kirolos Sorial 5 dagen geleden
❤️❤️❤️❤️
Linda Linda
Linda Linda 5 dagen geleden
The paltry stretch karunagappally lie because lumber cumulatively peel per a healthy rubber. amusing, quick sidecar
Pramod Marol
Pramod Marol 5 dagen geleden
Can it be imported to India ? I have a great passion for hand made.
GriffyBoiii
GriffyBoiii 5 dagen geleden
Where can I buy
johnny johnson
johnny johnson 5 dagen geleden
Slavery was alive 200 years ago....
Constantina La Fontaine
Constantina La Fontaine 6 dagen geleden
Beautiful work. Love your designs. 🕶💜🦅
DubR C
DubR C 6 dagen geleden
🙏 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
Dorota Szkopiak 6 dagen geleden
An amazing craft.
Celina Penteado
Celina Penteado 6 dagen geleden
Where in Cairo can he be found?
Celina Penteado
Celina Penteado 6 dagen geleden
Love it!!!!
bobbler2
bobbler2 6 dagen geleden
See children this is how they make toothpaste... truth
Jun Pineda Jr.
Jun Pineda Jr. 6 dagen geleden
Looking at the title and thumbnail ,i thought it was about making candies.😀😃😄😆😅😅🤣🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭🍭
Wayne Adams
Wayne Adams 6 dagen geleden
and not single shot of a completed floor.. :(
atitere
atitere 6 dagen geleden
I know the same industry like this in Jogjakarta, Indonesia. Maybe you can browse : Tegel Kunci
Daniel Newton
Daniel Newton 6 dagen geleden
This is how I feel making glazed terracotta designs in Minecraft.
Manjusha Dudhane
Manjusha Dudhane 6 dagen geleden
Amazing
Elvin Tree
Elvin Tree 6 dagen geleden
Come England do bespoke ones which you are doing you be able to charge a fortune
cartaphilus. est
cartaphilus. est 6 dagen geleden
hydraulic floors
THE MEAT MAFÍA
THE MEAT MAFÍA 6 dagen geleden
When you see amazing things like this, your witnessing Gods Work in Flesh!
Ann
Ann 6 dagen geleden
Look into get out of mold infested mobile home Ann R. Go fund me.
hentai
hentai 6 dagen geleden
أمة تكافح و سوف تستمر في الكفاح حتى نفوق أوروبا مجددا
EyesOfByes
EyesOfByes 6 dagen geleden
3:16 *"PRITTY GOOT"*
brad g
brad g 6 dagen geleden
Thank you so much for making this. Mass production sucks..... there's no love in it.
yuoop noke
yuoop noke 6 dagen geleden
I'd much rather do this for a living than the job I currently have...
partypoison
partypoison 6 dagen geleden
5:22 my man is looking freshh af
Mayn 90's
Mayn 90's 6 dagen geleden
$31 for a square meter of handmade tiles? Does he ship?? I would tip an extraordinary amount as well.
Moumita Chakraborty
Moumita Chakraborty 6 dagen geleden
This are so beautiful 💕 can anyone share his website link pls?
ಠ_ಠ ಥ_ಥ
ಠ_ಠ ಥ_ಥ 7 dagen geleden
This makes me sad! I want him to be billionaire!! :( how can someone like me support this man!! Halp!
Julie’s Journey
Julie’s Journey 7 dagen geleden
Wonderful
sepic gamer
sepic gamer 7 dagen geleden
Hi
Sea Coast
Sea Coast 7 dagen geleden
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
Sea Coast 7 dagen geleden
The pyramids are made of concrete. 🔺
Tony Gabashvili
Tony Gabashvili 7 dagen geleden
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