Art Beni Ourain Rug

Art Beni Ourain Rug

$1,150.00
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This beautiful Beni Ourain rug is handwoven by berber women in a remote area at the high atlas mountains of Morocco.
This artwork took 40 days of work , 4 women working everyday to finish.

Note: You can order this rug on demand at any size.

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

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.

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