Boucherouite: The Sustainable Moroccan Rug
The Boucherouite rug, also called Boucherite or Boucharouette, is a Berber rug hand-woven in various Moroccan regions. Wild and fun, this rug rebelliously breaks the typical rules of how Moroccan rugs are made.
Boucherouite rugs portray the freestyle of Berber art by mixing contrast weaving techniques, patterns, and fabrics. Likewise, they convey a different tribal story which we're sharing with you in this blog.
The Story of Moroccan Beni M'guild Rugs
As a treasured testimony of the past dating back several millennia, every Moroccan rug affirms the identity of its tribe. Thus, the culture, history, and natural resources define the style of each rug. Yet, they are all long-lasting, made of natural fibers, and easy to maintain.
This article is about the story of Beni M'Guild rugs, also known as wool on wool rugs for their exceptional thick piles.
The Southern Rugs of Taznakht
A small town in Ouarzazate province called Taznakht produces soft luminous rugs with traditional designs, an earthy palette of colors, pure sheep wool, and meaningful symbols that transmit the Berber art’s script and rhythm.
Through this blog, we are taking you to the heart of the Moroccan desert where rugs weaving plays an important role.