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Why Authentic Moroccan Handmade Rugs Make Great Decoration Options

Beni ourain rug 9.84 ft x 6.98 ft

When people talk about Moroccan handmade Rugs they are usually talking about an authentic hand-woven area rug which is typically larger than a country home rug. This type of rug can have a history that runs back hundreds of years to early Moroccan days. These rugs come in many different styles, which includes intricate patterns, animals, colors, and the use of different textures including natural fibers, weaves, and wefts.

Moroccan Azilal Rug, 9.38 ft x 6.52 ft

Real Moroccan handmade rugs can have a history that goes all the way back to the 15th century. They were woven by the Berber people in North Africa before Islam spread into Spain and Portugal. These rugs were considered to be very valuable when people exchanged rugs during trade events in Europe during the 15th century. True Moroccan rugs made in this country are very sought after by collectors and have high values because of their beauty, rarity, and history.


There are two different styles of Moroccan rugs that collectors seek; traditional and contemporary. There are also antique styles that are now considered authentic and come in various colors and sizes. Collectors who are looking for authentic rugs will want to focus on the two styles known as tassel and knot, which were used to create the most intricate and beautiful rugs.


There are also modern rugs that are created by using synthetic materials in place of real wool or cotton. These are generally cheaper, less expensive, and easier to care for than authentic Moroccan rugs. Many people are turning to these types of carpets for decorating their homes with. These rugs may not have the intricate design that authentic rugs have but they can still be spectacular. This is because some companies who produce modern synthetic rugs use more durable and lighter weight wool or cotton in place of the more heavy wool or cotton rugs that are made in Morocco.


If you’re looking for a unique, one-of-a-kind piece of furniture or area rug, an authentic Moroccan handmade carpet would be the perfect option. Because these handmade rugs come from a region where the people have mastered the art of weaving, they are usually among the most beautiful carpets available. It’s no wonder that authentic rugs command top dollar since they are so beautiful, rare, and well-made. You’ll love how a single, well-crafted rug can completely change the appearance of a room whether it’s living or non-living.


In the United States, the focus tends to be on designer carpets that are popular among high-fashion boutiques and big houses. Moroccan handmade rugs made in this part of the world are becoming popular as well. They are typically lower-cost than their European and American counterparts and some are being sold at prices that are half of what you’d normally pay. These are some of the reasons why they are becoming so sought-after by those who are looking for quality, low-cost decoration options. With their beauty, affordability, unique style, and unique design, they are well worth considering for your home.

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