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Omri Schwartz, General Manager Of Nazmiyal Antique Rugs, In NYC, Was Quoted in New York Times

Reporter Leah Carroll From The NYTimes Interviews Omri Schwartz About Moroccan Berbers

In a recent article by New York Times reporter Leah Carroll, our very own rug expert, Omri Schwartz, offer his thoughts on the below image of a cheap Moroccan Berber rug copy

“What makes Berber rugs from all 17 tribes so special is their lack of symmetry,” he said. “You get a sense of the artisan’s personality in the variations. The more you look at it, the more it starts to evolve. This version — it’s flat, there’s no sense of movement. It’s made to be bought and then disposed of.”

You can read the full NYTimes article here: Leah Carroll Article on NYTimes

Omri Schwartz, General Manager Of Nazmiyal Antique Rugs, In NYC, Was Quoted in New York Times by Nazmiyal Antique Rugs

Image Of The Cheap Moroccan Berber Knockoff On Amazon

If you are like us and love the real rugs from Morocco then please view our collections of: Vintage Moroccan Rugs | Modern Moroccan Rugs (inspired)

You may also find these articles particularly interesting if you would like to learn about the real Moroccan Rugs:  Berber Rugs | Beni Ourain Rugs

This rug blog about the NYTimes article by Leah Carroll about the Cheap Moroccan Berber Knockoffs on Amazon was published by Nazmiyal Antique Rugs

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