Azilal rugs feature great creativity in terms of design because they combine irregular and abstract patterns with numerous Berber symbols and diamonds based graphics.
Azilal carpets originate from Morocco and exactly as their name suggests, from the rocky Azilal region of the High Atlas Mountains.
They are often decorated with colored materials such as wool and cotton tainted with vegetable dye or threads of recycled cloth of different colors.
This amazing one of a kind Azilal rug is handwoven by Berber women from the High Atlas Mountains of Morocco.
Using simple materials these talented women create stunning artwork.
It fits any style of your interior.
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This original item was handmade using the local materials and tools below:
The genuine natural wool comes from local sheep herds and can be found in the souk, or marketplace. However, this cooperative only uses wool made in their homes and from their sheep.
This rug is made using a 100% cotton warp. Cotton warp ensures strong integrity of the rug over time.
The Amshtan is the traditional tool used to clean out and spin the natural wool.
The Tsagel is made from iron and is used to press down each level of warp as the rug is woven.
This wooden tool takes freshly cleaned wool and spins it into thick thread that can be used to weave.
This single, tried and true loom, which the woman believe is nearly 50 years old, When the loom was created, it was likely controversial because the wood was expensive to source. It would take a whole village to invest in one.