SOUK in the CITY
Ourika Rug M8
hand-knotted wool berber rug
- originated from the mind of a Berber lady: unique piece,
there are no two alike in this world
- origin: Ourika valley, Morocco
- typical female symbolism of diamonds and zigzag patterns
- 2m54 x 1m60
- main colours: cream white with brown, burgundy
and warm yellow & orange accents
My latest crush… Ourika rugs: the most beautiful, traditional wool Berber rugs with a colorful modern twist. We bought soooo many :)
The base is always white / natural, with a contrasting checkered and zigzag pattern that is unique every time. They are true works of art...
We bought both the small sizes (which are super cute for the baby room, for example) and larger sizes that give your living room a lovely warm glow.
During my purchasing trips to Morocco, I always look for beautiful unique pieces that can fit nicely into our concept.
I bid along with the local merchants on the criée berbère of the carpet souks in the heart of Marrakech, which means that most of the intermediate channels are skipped!
Regular cleaning is advised with vacuuming / whipping and using traditional methods with water and brown soap. Let it dry patiently in the sunshine.
From time to time professional dry cleaning can be a solution for
PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS A HANDMADE ITEM BY MOROCCAN ARTISANS, SO THERE MAY BE SLIGHT IMPERFECTIONS IN WEAVING, PATTERN, OR SHAPE. ALL VINTAGE OR OLDER ITEMS HAVE HAD A PREVIOUS LIFE. AS THESE RUGS WERE NOT ORIGINALLY MADE FOR RETAIL THERE MAY BE SLIGHT WEAR AND REPAIRS. WE DO NOT SEE THESE AS IMPERFECTION, BUT THE LOVE AND STORY BEHIND EACH PIECE.
Ourika Rug M8