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Handmade by the Following Members of Association Zaouia
Khadija was born in a small village Sidi Aheya Youssifi. She is married and is a mother to four children. She has been weaving from a young age and is very skilled in making rugs, Hanbal, and Handira. Khadija enjoys traveling to Kenfira. She hopes to earn enough money from the association to build her family a house.
Meryam is from Zaouia. She had a limited education growing up. She left school, like most girls in her village, because there was no secondary school close by. She was able to learn how to weave at home as a child. She enjoys making rugs and Handira. She joined Association Zaouia in 2012, as a way to earn an income. She hopes to be able to support her mother's Hajj to Mecca.
Imani was born and raised in Zaouia. While she is currently divorced, she does look after her son. She learned to weave as a young child. She is very skilled and can make rugs, Handira, and Hanbal. She joined Association Zaouia in 2013. Her goal is to continue working in order to support her only child.
11ft x 6ft 1in x 1in
3m 35cm x 1m 85cm x 3cm
Medra, Imshaden, Carding Boards, Loom, Scissors, Spindel
Product ID: 10968
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The Beni-Ourain rug is used daily in the lives of local Moroccans. They are used for everything from bed covers to simple living room rugs. They can also be used for special occasions, like weddings. It is said that the women transfer their feelings into these rugs while crafting them.
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