Diamonds Are a Rugs Best Friend

Beni Ourain-style RugIf you’ve picked up a shelter magazine or perused through websites like Pinterest and Houzz lately, chances are you’ve come across these white and black diamond beauties.  Beni Ourain rugs are everywhere these days, but, these lovelies have actually been around for decades.  Traditionally, these shag rugs have been woven by the Beni Ourain tribe in Morocco.   Authentic Beni Ourain rugs can be priced into the thousands, but with their rise in popularity, many manufacturers are creating their own versions of the contemporary look at more affordable prices.  Designers love them because even though they are made in neutral colors, they provide so much depth to a room.  These rugs have great texture, a neutral palate and fit right in with traditional as well as contemporary and modern styles.  During these cold winter months, they provide much needed warmth and comfort but there’s no need to roll them up for summer.  These beauties are perfect in the home year round.   

This is a beautiful authentic Beni Ourain rug direct from Morocco.

Authentic Beni-Ourain Rug

 If you’re wallet can not afford the real thing, here are some more affordable choices.

Beni Ourain-style Rug

Beni Ourain-style Rug

Beni Ourain-Style Rug

If you’re interested in learning more about the history on these beautiful handmade rugs, follow this link:  http://www.mycraftwork.com/blog/moroccan-beni-ourain-rugs.html

 Have fun shopping for diamonds!

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