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Btaniya Rug by Cooperative Nahda

This lightweight carpet is loosely woven, giving it a softness allowing villagers to use it as a blanket. Btaniya carpets often feature natural dyes and are always made from natural wool. The pattern of these rugs is the same on both sides. To complete a meter of this carpet takes about one day. It's fast to make.

Approx. Size 10ft 5in x 7ft 1in x 1in or 3m 18cm x 2m 16cm x 1cm

3450 includes standard shipping to
Price in Morocco: 4310 Dh

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hlima najib from Souq El Hed, Morocco

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Salima Najib is among the latest recruits of the association. Born in Oued Ifrane in 1962, she is a widower, ... show more Salima Najib is among the latest recruits of the association. Born in Oued Ifrane in 1962, she is a widower, mother of two daughters and a son. She joined the association because she has no formal education but has learned weaving from her family.

This Original Item was Handmade using the Local Materials and Tools Below

Tadout - Wool from Souq El Hed, Morocco

Tadout - Wool

Wool from this area is of medium to long length. Medium to long length wool ... show more Wool from this area is of medium to long length. Medium to long length wool reflects the hot summers and cold winters, though not as extreme as the High Atlas. This wool length is important and medium to long length ensures that that the threads of wool are durable and do not overly shed. This is comparison to short wool from southern Morocco, which can shed much easier as the threads as the wool fibers are not long relative to else were in Morocco. Further, wool in the High Atlas is longer with creates highly durable thread. So while long thread does not shed, it also does not create any fraying at all. Wool from Mrirt strikes a popular balance between durablity, tightness of thread, while still just short enough to provide a gentle fray that is highly sought after.

Dyed Wool from Souq El Hed, Morocco

Dyed Wool

The wool in this product is sheared from local sheep and is synthetically died to ... show more The wool in this product is sheared from local sheep and is synthetically died to create the colors that you see.

Cotton from Souq El Hed, Morocco

Cotton

It is a type of thread that is used in the weaving web. It is ... show more It is a type of thread that is used in the weaving web. It is made of cotton and not wool and can be tainted in any color that is going to be seen on the weaved product.

Vertical Loom from Souq El Hed, Morocco

Vertical Loom

Nahda uses metal looms provided by the Ministry of Artisans at a local weaving center. ... show more Nahda uses metal looms provided by the Ministry of Artisans at a local weaving center. However, if the women decide to weave at home, they're woven on a traditional wooden loom.

Taska from Souq El Hed, Morocco

Taska

The taska is used after every new row is added to a carpet. It helps ... show more The taska is used after every new row is added to a carpet. It helps to compress the weave and keep everything in alignment.

Iseka from Souq El Hed, Morocco

Iseka

This set of wooden paddles studded with very thin nails is used to take the ... show more This set of wooden paddles studded with very thin nails is used to take the partially combed wool and create fine sheets of wool used to create wool string.


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