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3 Tips to help you for buying a magical Moroccan Rug

15 Mar 2019
3 Tips to help you for buying a magical Moroccan Rug - Benisouk

Morocco is well known for its exquisite rug industry. Its very talented, craft-knowing artisan tribes make it the best place to buy a rug from. Moroccan rugs are beautiful, unique and enchanting. While there are many rug styles around the world, you won’t find any as special and magical as the Moroccan carpet.

In trendy Moroccan decor, rugs are a focal accessory. It doesn’t only enhance the look of the space but it also adds warmth and comfort to it.

You can purchase a Moroccan rug from offline stores or online, like many people do. But to buy the perfect Moroccan rug that will make your home magical, it is essential to consider a few key points beforehand.

Therefore, I will be showing you 3 simple yet important tips to help you buy a Moroccan rug

Rug Measurement

Before you buy a Moroccan rug, it is essential to have an idea on the rug’s dimensions. Defining the measurements will help you avoid other people’s mistake of buying a rug that’s not fitting to the area where they plan to place it.
So first of all, you need to know the area available in the room. Then, measure the space where you want to place the rug.
After doing this task, you’ll be knowing the measurements of the rug you’re looking for. Accordingly, you’ll be choosing the appropriate rug that suits best your requirement. It will save you the hassle and the expenses of returning the rug.

The Budget to buy a Moroccan Rug

Another important aspect to consider before selecting your rug is The Budget! Before going ahead and buying a Moroccan rug, you need to establish a budget that will suit both your aesthetic requirement and financial capacities. You can do some research on online stores to get an idea on the price range, and see what is convenient for you. This will help you decide on a budget to purchase a rug, but be careful not to outpace the limit to avoid overspending.

Design and material

Significantly, it is fundamental to next search for the designs and styles available in the market. Do not check only offline stores but also online stores for information and inspiration. While comparing prices between stores, you should also compare the different material used in the production.

Bonus Tips to buying a Moroccan Rug:

  • Know what you want: Do some research on the designs and colours you like and appreciate
  • Avoid synthetic materials: Authentic Moroccan rugs are rarely made with synthetic material, so be aware. To recognize synthetic material in a rug, just get a cigarette lighter and burn a small
    corner of the rug and if it burns and gives off an unpleasant odour, it is made of synthetic materials. Pure wool fibres do not burn.
  • Look for Symbols: Each symbol and pattern on the Moroccan rug has a special meaning. It could be a wish for fertility, a marriage or a birth celebration. So when you’re buying a Moroccan rug, you’re taking a piece of someone’s life story with you.

Collecting all this information, will allow you to define the quality and compatibility of the rug to your requirements.


You will find at Benisouk, a wide selection of authentic Moroccan rugs such as Beni Ourain rugs, Kilim Rugs, Azilal rugs.

3 Tips to help you for buying a magical Moroccan Rug - Benisouk


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