Boujad RUG are known as The BENI OUARIAN ones , Efficient protection against the winter cold in snowy highland areas. Each rug tells the story of the weaver and symbolizes their life in patterns. The tribal patterns can tell stories of life, death, beliefs, appreciation or major life events. Traditionally the art of creating these rugs would be passed down through generation as mother would teach daughter and so on.
Boujad Rugs are colorful pieces made from pure wool and cotton mix and distinguished tribal designs unique to each weaver. The colors were created from vegetable dye or by using threads of recycled colored cotton materials. You will never be able to find 2 identical authentic rugs and each rug is a unique piece of art.
Style: Handmade Moroccan Boujad Berber Rug | Origin: Morocco| Material: 100% Nature Wool | Size: 1m 20cm x 2m 20cm
This original item was handmade using the local materials and tools below
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.
This rug is made using a 100% cotton warp. Cotton warp provides strong integrity of the rug over time.
The Amshtan is the traditional tool used to clean out and spin natural wool
he 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.