There have been numerous home styles used in decorating houses over the past couple of decades. From chic, to modern, to outright bizarre, designing homes have been an important part of the real estate industry. For the past couple of years, ethnic style of design in homes have quite popular among designers and home owners alike.
There have been a number of styles incorporate to achieve an ethnic look but one emerging style that have caught the attention of many is Moroccan, which is usually reflected in carpet and rugs. Haing Moroccan rugs at home creates a warm and inviting environment that adds a bright and charming ethnicity atmosphere.
Types of Moroccan rugs
Moroccan rugs come in various styles, depending on the style and the tribe of origin. Different Moroccan carpet artisans are known for making a varying design of Moroccan carpets and different weaving techniques.
Berber rugs are designs made and inspired by the Moroccan weavers from the eastern tribe. They usually feature geometric designs and netural colors, giving a minimalist ethnic feel. Azilal collection of rugs from the Azilal Region near the Atlas Mountains exude a warm and inviting feeling with its bold colros and artistic designs.
Kilim flatweaves are designs with roots from Turkish, Balkans and Arab origin. It makes use of a flatwoven and pileless textile resulting in a light-weight rug that is perfect for hot summer days.
Taking care of Moroccan rugs
Getting a Moroccan rug to spice up the atmosphere of a home requires knowing how to take care of the ethnic home accessory. Dyes used to color up Moroccan are almost always natural, making use of saffron, henna, and turmeric to achieve that bright Moroccan color. Depending on the type of the fabric and weave, some rugs can withstand power washers to effectively remove deep-seethed dirt while others only require a scrub brush.