Tarchkikt Sadiki, a native of Mrirt, was born in 1963. Having never attended school, the married mother of one child learned weaving from her family as she aspired to develop skills and insert her local product in the textile industry.
Rahma Modn was born in 1978 in Skhirat near Tawnat. The married mother of two children has not been formally educated, but aspires to continuously improve her material and develop her professional abilities.
Despite its modern chic appeal, the Boucharef carpet is woven into traditional Atlas Mountain culture. When poorer families were low in supplies during a cold winter, they washed and tore up old clothing to furnish their homes. Fortunately today, the carpet carries on in tradition rather than in necessity.