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History of Berber carpets The beginnings of the Berber carpet, its origin and the meaning of its motives goes back very far. It does not come from Oriental carpets of the Islamic era, but the similarity of the technique of knotting and certain motifs indicates common roots, probably dating back to the Neolithic of Asia Minor. Away from the great civilizations of Antiquity and far from the cultural exchanges of the Silk Road, the Berber carpet has kept its originality in the mountainous regions of the Atlas and the Atlantic plains. ...