Moroccan Carpets Guide

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Moroccan Carpets Guide - Vintage Moroccan rugs and carpets and carpets are among the more popular styles available today. These unique and exciting creations are renowned for their unique aesthetic, which combines elements of tribalism, minimalism, and a sort of photo-modernity. Often featuring wide open ivory fields with minimal decoration, Moroccan carpets are hugely versatile, and beautifully suited to contemporary interiors. Below, find a selection of informative and educational articles about these exceptional and dynamic antique rugs and vintage carpets.

1. Berber Carpets and Rugs from Morocco

Vintage Berber Carpets from Morocco Vintage Berber carpets provide the ideal accent to the luxury decor of any stylish home. Their history can be traced back to the 7th century C.E. At this time, North African women belonging to the Berber-speaking peoples taught their daughters and granddaughters to weave colorful, intricate patterns that had personal meaning to each individual family. Vintage and antique rugs from the Barbary Coast were traditionally used as household furnishings.  [Read More: Berber Carpets and Rugs from Morocco]

2. Custom Made Moroccan Rugs

Custom Made Moroccan Rugs Moroccan rugs are among the most beautiful and the most widely collected antique rug style. Because of the unique elements of design that make these pieces so distinct from other styles, customers have the unique option of creating a custom size Moroccan rug from two or more totally separate pieces. [Read More: Custom Made Moroccan Rugs]

3. Large Moroccan Carpets

Large Size Moroccan Rugs Moroccan rugs are among the most popular styles available today. Typically, mid-century Moroccan rugs are characterized by a distinct and exciting tribal aesthetic. This makes these wonderful and unique creations beautifully suited to join together. [Read More: Large Moroccan Rugs and Carpets]

4. Beni Ourain Rugs and Carpets from Morocco

Beni Ourain Rugs from Morocco Each Berber and Beni Ourin carpet that comes from Morocco is an individual master work of art. The Beni Ourain peoples, a group of seventeen affiliated Moroccan tribes, are a collective of Berber-speaking peoples native to the Atlas Mountains of North Africa. Beni Ourain tribes traditionally tended sheep in the mountains, though in the modern world many also farm in the lowlands. Still, Beni Ourain sheep produce some of the world’s finest wool, which the tribal groups use to produce rugs of remarkable quality. [Read More: Beni Ourain Rugs and Carpets from Morocco]

5. Eco-Friendly Moroccan Carpets

Buying Eco Friendly Rugs In today’s world, preserving and protecting our precious environmental resources is of the highest concern. From solar panels that heat and light our homes to hybrid vehicles that conserve non-renewable fuels, many of us want to do our part to reduce the stress on the natural world. With eco-friendly Moroccan carpets, consumers can benefit from the beauty and luxury of this traditional home furnishing without negatively impacting the planet. [Read More: Moroccan carpets - Eco Friendly Moroccan Rugs]

6. Moroccan Shag Rugs and Carpets

Moroccan Shag Rugs and Carpets Vintage shag Moroccan carpets are universally admired for their modern aesthetic sensibilities, making them one of the world’s most popular vintage carpet categories. Of the folk art styles of North Africa, high-quality Moroccan rugs and carpets are among the most visually appealing to the modern, Western eye. Minimalistic design elements such as crisscrossing lines on a field of ivory hold as much interest for today’s homeowner as they did for the traditional artists who created them.  [Read More: Moroccan Shag Rugs and Carpets]

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