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).
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.
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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