The History of Moroccan Berber Rugs
The berbers make amazing carpets .
the native inhabitants live in Morocco for more than three millennia .
Moroccan carpets are multifunctional and useful for decoration and for everyday use .
The tradition of making carpets dates back to thousands years ago .They also vary from one region to other due to the climate .
They are fluffy with a high pile in the mountains with a lot of snow or they are flat in hot ireas like sahara .
the most important cities which are well known for making carpets are Fez , Marrakech and Rabat .
The Moroccan rugs get very popular in the west ( 13th century) .The antique ones fit nicely with the modern decor .
this popularity of Moroccan berber Mats , til today , has made the manifacturers to use different types , wool , designs and different colours
The Moroccan Carpet Art
One of the characteristics of the Moroccan carpets is that they have symbols of Fertility , Female Sexuality , Freedom and Landscape .
The Evil Eye and the protection symbols are very common in Moroccan carpets .
People can get rid of the negative energy and evil eye.
The colours are very telling in the moroccan capets :
– Red means Strength
– Blue means Wisdom
– Yellow means Eternity
– Green means Peace
The berber carpets are so charming and buying one will help cooperatives to help the weavers to keep doing this handmade peices of art .
Types of carpets
- Beni Ouarain : Sheep wool made and has long thick hair decorated with diamond patterns
- Azilal carpets: Famous in the high atlas mountains and has a white backgound , decorated with geometrical lines of bright colours .
- Zanafi carpet : We transport t rice and cereal in it , originally .
- Boucherouite rug : Contains scraps of cotton fabrics
- Killim rugs: Is so thick , soft and has diamond patterns .
First , We encourage our dear clients to have a look the rug art and even buy those peices of art .
Second , Our job is to guaranty that our clients buy high quality rugs from the right place .
We also make sure that they will receive them on the right time.
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