How to Custom Order Moroccan Rugs with Kantara's Artisans
February 12, 2019
The Style Guide is a resource for clients and interior designers looking for Moroccan rug inspiration for residential and commercial interiors. This catalog showcases rugs from different tribal regions (Beni Ourain, Azilal, Ait Ouaouzguite, Glaoui), and rugs made from different materials and different weave structures (flat weave, high pile, low pile, or mixed).
Click here to view the whole guide.
We encourage clients to weigh in on the following rug specifications:
COLOR: How bright and vibrant do you want the colors? Most rugs in Morocco, including vintage rugs, were made with synthetically dyed wool or wool bought in the local souk (market). We can make rugs with vegetable dyes or natural dyes and the rugs will have an earthy, muted tone. We can also color match allowing you to choose from a full spectrum of colors.
LEAD TIME: Once the design is finalized it will take the women 6-10 weeks to weave the rugs, depending on size of the order, size of the rug, and complexity.
SIZE: Rug size is determined by loom size, which is informed by the size of the largest wall in the weaver's home or the weaving cooperative. Kantara partners with artisans that can weave up to 15 feet in width and to unlimited lengths.
PRICING: per square foot. Reach out for a consult and quote.
Recent Rug Journal articles
One of our Moroccan boucherouite rag rugs was just featured in The Strategist's Gift Guide for New Homeowners. It's an honor to be recommended alongside other brands, artists, and designers that we admire!Read more
Browse articles by topic
Meet the Artisans
Meet the weavers behind your rugs. Learn about the rug weaving process and get a behind the scenes look at Kantara's collection of Moroccan rugs.Read More
Browse through the highlight reel of past Moroccan rugs that we custom designed. Learn more about the process, and witness the final mise en place.Read More
Let's talk about rugs. Not just about Beni Ourains and Azilal rugs, but about all the rugs in Morocco. Learn about different Moroccan rug weaving styles, their history, and more.View More
The Sahara desert is as vast as Morocco is diverse. From the nation's many languages and alphabets, to the ever-changing landscapes, to the confluence of Amazigh and Arab culture. Learn more about this country of contrasts.View More