Moroccan Berber rugs in Modern day interiors

Why buy a handmade Moroccan rug?

Moroccan Berber rugs originated in the Atlas mountains and the plains around Marrakech but their roots are said to date back to the Bronze age. Tribal Moroccan carpets carry an ancestral lineage filled with symbolism that share astonishing similarities with European cave art and much to my surprise to Andean textile art as well.  These "soul connections" that defy the laws of time and geography could possibly be explained as the physical manifestation of the unifying threads of Our Collective Consciousness. Maybe in a world where outer distractions were nonexistent and humans communicated with trees, animals and rivers; it was easier to connect with a higher form of being that was apparently teaching the same lesson through time with ironical...

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Berber Rugs – Behind the Timeless Vibe

It is no secret that Moroccan rugs rule the carpet sector. It is the impeccable quality, and diverse selections that make Moroccan rugs popular throughout the world. Further, Berber rugs are quite famous for their bold geometric patterns & dynamic colored designs, that’s why Moroccan rugs lead the handcrafted sector and have been established as one of the hottest trends in home decor. Origin of Moroccan Rugs – A Brief History The history of the Moroccan carpet goes all the way back to the Paleolithic Era. It is an ancient technique handcrafted by Berber women who were used to weave these carpets primarily for their utility, given Morocco’s distinctive climatic conditions in the Atlas mountains. The sharp cold breeze gave rise...

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The Berber Moroccan Rug – More Than a Home Decor Trend

In the cosmic world of Moroccan artisans, the objects they handcraft are always imbued with deep meaning and symbolic value. They are the socio-cultural relics of a people who communicate primarily through art using a language based on the key elements of abundance, fertility, self preservation and faith in the unknown. The Berber Moroccan rug is a living tradition that is deeply inspired and influenced by centuries of history and cultural heritage, they rank possibly amongst the most varied handicrafts found on earth, proof of this stems from the growing network of consumers and exporters who each year exhibit the creativity of Moroccan artisans in markets and furniture fairs all over the globe. Unlike most other art forms practiced in...

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