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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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Moroccan Berber Boucherouite Rug

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Moroccan Berber Boucherouite Rug

The carpet "Boucharouite " Rug is added to the list of wonderful creations of carpets made in Morocco.  This marvelous Moroccan rug is a consequence of the change that has occurred in recent decades in rural ...

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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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The Beautiful Rugs in the Southern Morocco

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The Beautiful Rugs in the Southern Morocco

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.              ...

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