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Morocco Berber Carpets - The most beautiful carpets in the world

November 14, 2019 by Glain max  

 

Morocco has a long tradition of weaving some of the most beautiful carpets in the world. Even since the 8th century, when Berber tribes settled in Morocco, beautiful Marokkaanse Azilal-tapijten was woven. 

For more than a thousand years, the women of the tribes have tied by hand the carpets of wool, coming from the sheep that grazed on the tops of the mountains of the Atlas Mountains. 

Today, tribes continue to live in the mountains and artisan techniques pass from mothers to daughters.

The Morocco carpets and their patterns:

Beni Ourain Marokkaanse tapijten have exclusive patterns and colors, as they are handmade without following any fixed pattern. The weavers print in their work the interpretations they make of important experiences and events of their lives: symbols of love, nature and happiness are recurring motifs in Vintage Marokkaanse tapijten. 

Naturally strong colors, such as blue, red, orange, yellow and purple, are extracted from plants and berries, such as the Henna bush, pomegranate, fig and tea leaves that grow in the mountains of the Atlas Mountains. 

The natural black color comes directly from the wool of sheep and goats from mountainous regions.

All Marokkaanse Kleed is unique:

The women of the different Berber tribes decide their own patterns, their own colors and the design of the carpet. Therefore, there are no two Beni Mguild tapijt that look alike. 

Berber kleed is a classic type of carpet that is characterized by the traditional knotting of the Berber ethnic group of North Africa. These unique pieces of high quality are created in Morocco, Tunisia, and Algeria. 

Marokkaanse wollen tapijten shows unique characteristics such as floral structures, a high shelf life, and robustness. Therefore, the traditional Marokkaanse Berber-tapijten and carpets of Nepal are mostly wool rugs, since these are wonderfully warm and very easy to clean. Today, the dense and soft flower is not only made of wool but also of synthetic fibers.

Modern Berber carpets:

The design of Marokkaanse tapijten is based on its roots in North Africa and convinces in combination with modern and classic interiors.
 
The mix of traditional nomadic carpet styles with modern furniture will enchant you with its timeless beauty for a long time. Marokkaanse vloerkleed remains relatively simple in the combination of colors a soft gray or beige provides a natural environment and a concept of harmonious coexistence. 

The timeless design of the motifs is also typical for these models. Both cotton rugs and flat-woven rugs are perfectly suited for these simple design elements that cause a particularly good effect.