Red Beni Ourain rug : Moroccan Berber rug

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Red Beni Ourain rug : Moroccan Berber rug

Handwoven berber rug by talented women artisans from the Hight Atlas Mountains of Morocco.
Made of 100% natural wool.
This amazing rug will absolutely surprise your guests.

Style: Handmade Moroccan Beni Ourain Rug | Origin: Morocco| Material: 100% Nature Wool | Size: 2 m x 3 m

This original item was handmade using the local materials and tools below
Wool

his genuine natural wool comes from local sheep herds and can be found in souk, or marketplace. However, this cooperative only uses wool made from their homes and sheep, rather than buying it at the souk.

Thread

This rug is made using a 100% cotton warp. Cotton warp provides strong integrity of the rug over time.

Amshtan

The Amshtan is the traditional tool used to clean out and spin natural wool

Tsagel

The Tsagel is made from iron and is used to press down each level of warp as the rug is woven.

Spindle

This wooden tool takes freshly cleaned wool and spins it into thick thread that can be used to weave.

Loom

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.