It is said in Morocco that whoever enters Fez with a rug will come out with a sack of money. This proverb originated due to the great demand for beautiful carpets and Moroccan rugs to decorate the house. In Morocco, woven materials are an essential part of daily life and are also believed to be a source of magic and power.
Weaving is a Moroccan tradition that involves many different saints, depending on the region of Morocco you visit. The most popular saint weaver in all of Morocco is Sidi Moulay Idriss. It is believed that he is the inventor of weaving, embroidery and tailoring. The popular belief in Morocco is that he was a sage who had magical powers.
Moroccan rugs are uniquely decorated with many design variations, vivid colors and a variety of textures and materials. The power they incorporate since its creation and its use for home use, making carpets and Moroccan carpets are distinguished from others made in Islamic and African cultures.
Moroccans say that there are not two Moroccan rugs looking the same way, so you can be sure that any Moroccan rug added to your home is unique. Your neighbors will be impressed by its incomparable beauty and the attention to detail that the weaver pays. Moroccan weavers are free to do what they feel with their broad vocabulary of symbols, forms and animal representation.
Patterns and patterns of knitting speak at many levels. Design can be an indicator of state, wealth and religious beliefs or simply identify a family or tribe. The different symbols used also have magical powers in Moroccan culture. It is believed that some protect from evil and bring good luck.
The most common sites to find corporate woven tapestries in Moroccan decor are in the bedroom, the dining room and the living room. Of course, Moroccan fabrics are also used for traditional saddles, clothing and ceremonies.
To add the Moroccan style with tapestries to your room, there are several options. Intrinsically woven Moroccan blankets can be used in bed. The weight and heat will depend on what materials the blanket is made of. Add vibrant color pads with woven or embroidered designs.
The dining room is a very common place to find a fabric rug in a Moroccan house. Instead of a table, Moroccan families put a large rectangular rug on the sofa. As most Moroccan houses are dimly lit, the bright colors of the carpet create a nice contrast.
Your living room should be the most inviting and comfortable room in your home. Make guests feel welcome with Moroccan chairs made of hand-woven fabrics covered with more embroidered cushions. Put Moroccan blankets on the back of the sofa to make way for something extra.
These are just a few of the many simple ways to add Moroccan décor to your home without dramatically altering everything. Just include these little touches of color and detailed detail pieces to give your home a new Moroccan style.