Top Shops: Favorite Sources for Moroccan Boucherouite Rugs

Top Shops: Favorite Sources for Moroccan Boucherouite Rugs

Nancy Mitchell
Jan 8, 2015

Lately boucherouite rugs have been a bit of a designer favorite. They've been cropping up on blogs all over — you can spot some examples of rooms with boucherouite rugs on Apartment Therapy here. If these colorful Moroccan rag rugs catch your fancy, here's a list of places where you can find one of your own.

Traditionally, these rugs were created with bits of leftover textiles in places where raw materials were rare — a beautiful and resourceful way to recycle. Today, Berber women continue the tradition, crafting rugs in an eye-popping array of colors and wild patterns. Western mass-produced versions of these rugs are becoming available, but if you purchase an actual Moroccan rug you'll have something that's truly one of a kind. And you don't have to go all the way to the souk to do it.

Hip clothing shop Beklina has a selection of boucherouite rugs, ranging in price from $450 to $1400 (depending on size).

The Pink Rug Co. on Etsy has plenty of lovely examples, including this beauty (8' by 4') for $598.

This rug (198 cm x 88 cm, £400.00) is from British seller Beldi Rugs. See the rest of their selection here.

I would be remiss to not mention The Anou, where you can buy boucherouite rugs directly from the women in Morocco who make them. This rug, which measures 4ft 11in x 2ft 7in, is $177: you can also request a custom size. but Find plenty of other rugs here.

Some boucherouite rugs have patterns that resemble Beni Ourain rugs; this one (6'.43" x 4'.79", $478.09) is from Bazaar Living on Etsy.

A boucherouite rug in more subdued colors, from El Ramla Hamra (217 x 110 cm, 295,00 €). See their full selection here.

Artisans working for French maker Carpet of Life will create a boucherouite rug from textiles that you provide — beloved old t-shirts, jeans, anything. Pretty neat.

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