Moroccan rugs are handwoven pile rugs from a small region in Haouz between the Middle Atlas and the Atlantic ocean. The weaver has placed several rows of knots, between several wefts and used colorful, bold hues with striking traditional symbols.
This creates a unique catchy composition of amazing patterns, producing an unusually rich free form. Each one-of-a-kind rug tells a different story, making references to fertility, rural life, marriage, spiritual beliefs or life. The beauty of this rug is timeless and blends in every home decoration. The technics used in this weaving are absolutely excellent, beautifully decorated with many colorful symbols and vibrant details. Moroccan rug will add balance and charm in any interior design style.
Moroccan rug is a piece of art with the most vibrant colors. It has beautiful berber patterns and symbols that comes in different shades of the colors. It’s the first thing that would attract the eyes in the room. They are all individually crafted by hand and may be slightly asymmetrical in their shape and pattern.
Until recently the best know Moroccan rug was the mixed-technique examples similar to knotted pile examples are now appearing on the market in increasing numbers.
Thanks to a large degree to Wilfried Stanzer’s on going research and extensive documentation of these pieces. Their diversity in color, composition and weave often set them apart. This suggests that, with further study, these weavings, presently grouped under one label, will enjoy identities of their own.
One of the most amazing aspects of Berber carpet is how the weavers succeeds to unveil their profound desire of intimate self in abstract symbolic forms. The whole composition of the Berber carpet is often dedicated to birth or fertility in general. In many carpets from the Middle Atlas, and from Boujad, Rehamna or Ahmar, the sequence of motifs indicates the course of an event. The carpet may then appear as a mirror of feminity and of the phases in the life of a woman. In some cases with a little imagination, one can clearly recognize childhood and virginity, bridal state, union, pregnancy, birth pains, birth, and the newborn child.
Boujad will look amazing in any boho chic environment. Adding a Moroccan rug to your interior will give your space an unique touch and some subtle oriental flair. Of course, these rugs are not only suited for your living room. A Boujad rug will look fabulous and elegant in your bedroom and playful in the child’s space.