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Handmade by the Following Members of Association Zaouia
Rebha Ait Haddou
Fathma was born in Ait Heddab and moved to Sidi Yahya Ou Youssef after marrying her husband. They have eight kids: four daughters, three of which are married and one who is pursuing her studies. And four sons, three of which travel around doing small jobs and one who is pursuing quranic studies in the city of Agadir. She joined the weaver’s association, like most women, to help her family earn a better income in 2012. Fathma learned to weave when she was ten from her mother. She makes beni-ourain, handira and hanbel rugs. When she is not making rugs, she spends her time teaching other women how to weave. Her goal is to support her family members financially.
Rebha is from Zaouia. She is now divorced and is the mother to one daughter. She learned to weave as a child and can make many different designs of rugs. She recently joined Association Zaouia in 2018, as a way to support her daughter. She hopes her work will allow her to eventually buy a house for her and her daughter.
10ft x 8ft x 1in
3m 5cm x 2m 44cm x 1cm
Medra, Imshaden, Carding Boards, Loom, Scissors, Spindel
Product ID: 17677
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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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