Hand-knotted Beni Runner
Size 2.6 X 12.3 - Light cream background - Grey Design
Moroccan rug motifs influenced designers such as Ivan Da Silva Bruhn and Vladimir Boberman. American Interior Designer Francis Elkins used them in some of her most notable interiors in the 1930’s and 1940’s.
“Language is the essence of one’s ethnicity, one’s roots”… hence the reason my father wanted me to learn how Berbers communicate. When I was in fourth grade, he sent me to live with my Aunt in the high mountains, the area now known as the Middle Atlas. As an artisan weaver, she tasked me with measuring the living rooms of her customers. With pride and curiosity, I walked heel-toe across the rooms just as my aunt had taught me. She and her artisan friends wove the finest rugs and as I watched them work the looms, sometimes pulling thread gracefully and other times forcefully, I learned not only the spoken language of the Berber, I learned the visual language.
For most discerning rug buyers, we fulfill custom orders for rugs produced from scratch. Hand spin wool, in the Atlas mountains of Morocco by the Berbers to keep the Beni Ourain tradition genuine. If you have a specific size and design in mind, please inquire.
Our customers have two weeks return policy, one year trading policy for other sizes or design.