Fun Facts about Moroccan Rugs

Posted by ADINA RAHMANAN

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

Posted by ARIEL BASALELY

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

Posted by ADINA RAHMANAN

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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