The Necessity of Moroccan Rugs

Moroccan Rugs

The Moroccan rug, which was common in the 1980s and is still popular today, is important for dressing Moroccan living rooms. Moroccan rugs convey more than just warmth; they also reflect a lifestyle and a philosophy. It is the most common Amazigh bed in the West, and it is used more as Moroccan decoration on the floor or on the walls.



  • The rug decorates not only the surfaces of the interior spaces, but also the walls and furniture, and is an important component for a successful Moroccan style decor. If the Moroccan rug remains a design item for the average visitor, it is a different story for Moroccans. Moroccan rugs are derived from an ancestral folk culture, and they are used to cover rooms such as the living room and bedroom, during winter and summer as well. Moroccan rugs are thick and strong in the Middle Atlas region. Amazigh women were compelled to make rugs to keep their homes warm during the winter because of the extremely cold temperatures. Morocco is a crossing point in which many civilizations have collided. Moroccan rugs have a worldwide reputation due to their cultural diversity.



  • The rugs have changed as a result of this diversity.  Amazigh, African Arabs, and Romans all contributed their expertise. Rugs in all colors and sizes, as per the customs of these regions or cities, can be found in Morocco's various regions. The production of rugs is a very strong field of the Moroccan economy right now. A Moroccan lounge room will not be complete without hand-knotted rugs. The thread, yarn, and fibers are all made of wool and other materials are often hand-knotted together. Moroccan rugs are divided into so many types, with each region having its own designs and materials. There are mainly two styles of rugs: the Kilim (flatweave), which is an Amazigh pattern, and the Arabic rug, which is primarily found in two Moroccan cities: Rabat and Fez. In this article, we will focus only one the Amazigh rug. 



  • The Amazigh rug is also known as a tribal rug or a kilim rug and other different names depending on the region of the rug.  There are also regional variations, which are identified by the name of the tribe that performs them. The weaving tradition is carried on in Azrou in the Middle Atlas; rugs are dense in the background, typically natural white, black, or brown, with interesting patterns of complementary pigment. The rugs in the High Atlas and the Ouarzazate region are smaller, with finer weaving and pleasant colors like yellow, brown, and orange. Chichaoua carpets are known for their red color, which ranges from dark pink to carmine, and can be simple or illustrated with geometric patterns, the oldest bear characters, or stylized animals. They are found east of Marrakesh. They are typically painted with plain geometric patterns and are not particularly colorful. Each area or tribe produces its own rug pattern and color scheme. So many knotted rugs made from pure sheep wool in a variety of natural colors can be found in the high Atlas, 150 kilometers from Ouarzazate, in the Taznakht region. Sheep's natural colors are hatred red, saffron yellow, white, and brown. There are more plain knotted wool rugs in the middle atlas, in the Khenifra region. Since it emits heat, the red color dominates. Kilim rug weaving and embroidery was more popular in other Moroccan regions, such as Khemissate, Tiffelt, and Zemmour. Due to the extreme smoothness of its geometric designs and the indigo blue hue, Kilim Tiffelt is the most well-known in Morocco. Amazigh rugs maybe knit or knotted. They have basic or assorted variety and are earthy and special. Women weave rugs out of wool and paint them with natural dyes to achieve a cohesive color palette. Every production, as every item made by Moroccan artisans, is one-of-a-kind. Moroccan rugs are also used as bed linen, blankets, and decorations. Amazigh style is a given.