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Crazy Rock Star Rugs, Moroccan Boucherouites

January 17, 2019

The rainbow of colors are in-your-face-bold, sassy, and audacious. The rugs are extravagant and almost 1970’s in their crazy-colored disco vibe, resembling the bright, sunny ribbons of a spring Mayday pole. Boucherouite rugs, pronounced ‘bu-sher-weat’; the asymmetrical, so-called ‘heavy metal’ of Moroccan carpets, (because of their whimsical look) are a relatively new wonder in this mystical land. The word ‘boucherouite’ means ‘scrap’ or ‘used clothing’ in local Darija, as the rugs are entirely repurposed from various eclectic materials. Popping up in the early 20th century after a drop in the availability of expensive wools used to weave traditional Moroccan rugs, the boucherouites, in the past few years alone, have become somewhat of a trendy commodity. Boucherouites can be composed of anything...

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