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Rug Auction in Morocco's Middle Atlas

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Rug Auction in Morocco's Middle Atlas

A Rug auction is a vivid and theatrical experience to onlookers and an economic necessity to those who produce the carpets. Suzanna Clarke visits the one held in the Middle Atlas town of Khenifra. Red is the colour primarily associated with the Middle Atlas town of Khenifra, 165 kilometers from Fez and 300 kilometers from Marrakesh. Not only is it the vibrant hue of the hills and escarpements of the surrounding Meknes-Tafilalet region, but it is also the colour of the blood spilt during the many battles fought by the proud Berber tribe of Zayane, who are the main inhabitants.The name Khenifra...

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“Atlas women” brought out the Moroccan berber rug from Forgetfulness

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“Atlas women” brought out the Moroccan berber rug from Forgetfulness

In the high-altitude Atlas Mountains and about 120 km from Fez  the imperial..

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THE ART OF WEAVING OF MOROCCAN BERBER RUGS

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THE ART OF WEAVING OF MOROCCAN BERBER RUGS

Very old, traditional weaving is still in use in many parts of the world. It remains mostly a feminine art performed on a vertical loom ....

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Ouarzazate the pearl of the southern Morocco

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Ouarzazate the pearl of the southern Morocco

In southern Morocco, near the foothills of the Atlas Mountains, Ouarzazate has established itself on a vast desert plateau, heralding the arid lands of the Sahara that point to the south...

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The Moroccan Berber Rug

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The Moroccan Berber Rug

The Moroccan Berber Rug or "The Tribal Rug"

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