Ibiza Meets Morocco, with A Moroccan Berber Rug

Moroccan interior items have been completely hot in recent years. Oriental lamps, pillows and Moroccan rugs are very popular. The Moroccan berber rugs also called Berber carpets or Beni Ouarain rugs fit perfectly in a hip (i) e bohemian or just a nice sleek and modern interior. The Berber carpets are all unique carpets made from sheep wool. They are made by hand by the local residents (mostly Berber women) of Morocco. The Berber rugs are provided with different motifs and each motif also has a special meaning. Because the rugs are made by hand, each rug is unique in both size and design. You also get something special at home.

Moroccan Berber Rug

In Ibiza you can often find the Berber rugs in the layout of beautiful hip (i) fincas, with great bohemian decor, but also in the Netherlands the carpets are now completely in. In the well-known living magazines, you see them regularly come over. And the demand for these unique (often antique) rugs is increasing.

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Oriental Lamps has been selling beautiful oriental lamps and colourful cushions from Morocco and Egypt for more than 5 years. The Moroccan carpets are a nice addition to the range. We consider corporate social responsibility to be of paramount importance and therefore the unique Beni Ouarain carpets are purchased through local reliable traders in Morocco, where they are in direct contact, so that they know for certain that the money will end up in the right places. The local merchants have good contacts with the inhabitants of the Berber villages and thus know to buy the most beautiful carpets from the local residents. The different carpets are collected in Morocco and before they come to the Netherlands they are first carefully washed and dried and if necessary in some places also recovered.The Moroccan berber rugs are often woven by the Berber women from a very good quality sheep wool. The patterns they in joint often symbolize the life of the woman who makes the carpet, think of: faith, love, nature and for example the birth of the children. And sometimes the carpets also contain lucky symbols to bring prosperity, happiness and well-being. The carpets are next to a great eye-catcher in your interior also really functional; In the winter they are wonderfully soft and warm on your feet and summery soft and cool and besides that, the symbolic value is also very beautiful. Check Oriental lamps on Pinterest for some relevant inspiration.No longer you have to travel to Morocco yourself or even look for an oriental home in Amsterdam or Rotterdam, you can now easily order a Beni Ouarain rug online from your own living room.

Handmade Moroccan Berber Rug

Moroccan items never fail to amaze especially when it comes to home décor. Moroccan products give a unique and indecent look to your home interior and exterior. They can bring a dull and boring place to life by adding colors to it. These items remind us of our cultural and historical heritage. Among these Moroccan items, the traditional handmade Moroccan Berber Rug has prime importance. These handmade rugs signify the amazing craftsmanship.

Mostly, these rugs are hand-knotted and require more than 2 people to complete them. The delicacy lies in the art of knotting, choice of colors, and patience of the maker. More knots make it look fuller and heavier. The maker chooses the best quality material before putting all his effort into it. Hence, there is no chance of making a poor quality product. Moroccan Berber Rug comprises a wide variety depending upon the color, patterns, and material.

Below is the list of their names and details:

Kilim 

These rugs are extremely lightweight and are so easy to carry around. In addition, these are the types that you would normally find in Berber tribes. The tribal people use these rugs to cover the entire ground in their tents. These are best for hot climatic conditions.

Boucherouite – Made of small pieces and scraps of clothes, they depict the best way to recycle. You can find various patterns with bright and bold colors of this kind.

 Beni Mguild – These rugs come in different shades of purple, red, blue, and brown. As they are used in comparatively colder areas so their material is thick and warm.

Beni Ourain – The colors of Morroccan Beni Ourain rugs are muted. It means that these rugs consist of very light colors like cloud white and sandy cream. Besides, they have asymmetrical geometrical patterns made of dark blue and black colors.

Boujad – Moreover, these rugs mostly consist of red, orange, and pink colors. They also feature intricate geometric patterns.

Azilal – These are woolen rugs with bright and lively colors and eye-catching patterns.

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