Finding the Perfect Rug: A Guide to Making Your Selection

Finding the Perfect Rug: A Guide to Making Your Selection

Are you ready to elevate your space with the timeless charm of antique and vintage handmade rugs? With thousands of options available on our online store, it's understandable if you're feeling a tad overwhelmed. But fear not! We're here to assist you every step of the way, ensuring you find the perfect rug to complement your unique style and space.Choosing a rug as your starting point can set the tone for the entire room. You can draw inspiration from its colors, patterns, and textures to guide your décor choices. Whether you opt for a vibrant statement piece or a subtle,...

Vintage Rugs vs. Machine Made Rugs

Vintage Rugs vs. Machine Made Rugs

When choosing a rug for your home, there are various options to consider. However, one option that stands out is a vintage or antique handmade rug. While machine-made rugs are more widely available and often cheaper, there are several compelling reasons why you should consider investing in a handmade carpet instead. 1. Unique and One-of-a-Kind. One of the most significant advantages of buying a vintage antique handmade rug is that each piece is unique and one-of-a-kind. Handmade rugs are made by skilled artisans who create each piece individually, making no two rugs exactly alike. When you buy a handmade carpet, you're...

Antique vs Vintage Rugs: Understanding the Differences

Antique vs Vintage Rugs: Understanding the Differences
Antique and vintage rugs are two terms that are often used interchangeably, but they refer to two distinct types of rugs. Understanding the differences between the two can help you make a more informed decision when shopping for a rug that meets your needs and preferences.

Fun Facts about Moroccan Rugs

Fun Facts about Moroccan Rugs

Morocco is one of the few rug weaving regions in the world which has fully preserved traditional rug weaving techniques and use of materials without any influence from the outside world. Unlike other rug-producing areas, all the yarn used is local, obtained from the local sheep, hand-carded, hand-spun, and washed in the rivers flowing through the mountainous villages of mid and high Atlas. Many of these Moroccan villages still don’t have access to any modern technology, machinery, factory-produced dyes, or even electricity.  All the weaving is done within the home, often inside farms during daylight hours by housewives contributing to...

The Moroccan Mile Collection

The Moroccan Mile Collection

As you can see from our collection, we carry a wide range of unique hand knotted rugs from all over the world. One of our favorite countries, and where we feel most at home is Morocco. We pride ourselves on our strong bond with the Moroccan rug weavers. We have visited  and learned so much about specific Moroccan tribes and how important the art of rug weaving is to their families. The talents, techniques and designs they incorporate into their work portrays so much meaning and relation to the Moroccan culture. Did you know that a true Vintage Moroccan rug...

Moroccan Sabra Cactus Kilim Rugs

Moroccan Sabra Cactus Kilim Rugs

Our Moroccan Sabra Cactus Kilim collection is here, and we are in love! Sabra Cactus Kilims rugs are pileless and woven with a cross weave technique. These vintage inspired rugs are woven by women of the Berber tribes in the Atlas mountains of Morocco. Every rug is handcrafted and woven using extracted cactus silk and rayon. The motifs that are woven into these beauties represent an array of tribal symbols that are inherent in Berber culture and have religious and social significance. Using a flat woven background as a canvas, these simple yet bold tribal designs create something that is utterly unique. What makes...

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