If you dream of an exotic decoration, the ethnic carpet is then for you! African rugs, Berbers and kilims exist in many original patterns and warm colors.
Originally, ethnic carpets were made only of natural materials (wool, cotton), but nowadays it is found in synthetic materials including polypropylene. Rectangular, round or square, discover the mysterious and historic beauty of ethnic style rugs with our special selection of 24 floor mats and find the one that best suits your decor.
Berber ethnic carpet for children's room: practical and aesthetic
Ethnic carpets adorn modern and rustic interiors as well as rustic influences. Bohemia s . Oriental carpets bring a little original side to every interior. In the living room, the dining room, the bedroom or the bathroom, the carpet is as aesthetically and practically decorated. The interiors Scandinavian style sometimes see themselves as a little sterile. By adding a beautiful carpet with original pattern, it immediately brings a touch of warmth.
Pirot Kilim with colorful patterns in the nursery
The kilim is a woolen carpet without velvet. Instead of being knotted, it is embroidered by hand. The word kilim is of Turkish origin and can be spelled klim or Kelim . It is derived from Persian gelim and refers to a typical flat-point woolen rug for the Near East. It can also be made of cotton or goat hair. The kilim has its origins in the Caucasus and Central Asia.
Outdoor decoration idea with kilims of Pirot
Until one time, kilims were not made to be marketed and they were still authentic. Each tribe and town had their own style of carpet. Some tribes used darker colors while others had lighter colors. Depending on the region, the kilim may be more refined or more complex. The kilims and their motifs are not religious legacies, they are rather of pagan origin because the symbolic writing used for their decoration is linked to shamanistic beliefs.
Kilim Pirot: ethnic carpet from the Balkan Mountains
Kilims serve as a cover for mosque floors. Nowadays, they can be used on the floor, on the walls or at the headboard and even in curtains. In Tunisia, it is the nomads of the south of the country who make kilims which were then used to cover the litters of camels. Tunisian carpets are usually very variegated and in two simple geometric shapes: the triangle and the rhombus. Have you ever heard of Pirot's Kilim? The kilim of Pirot is one of the most important kilims from Europe for its exceptional artistic and technological qualities. The Pirot Kilim was created in the Balkan Mountains, Serbia and Bulgaria. Its use was established in both Muslim and Christian culture. Nowadays, we can find kilims of Pirot in the Bulgarian monasteries of Rila and Hilandar or in the mosque of Vidin.
The Pirot ethnic carpet comes from a great tradition of weaving transmitted from generation to generation
What is the Berber rug? The Berber carpet is a kind of ethnic carpet woven by the Berbers in North Africa. Often it is called "Moroccan carpet" or "Morocco carpet". For centuries, these carpets are made according to the same traditions and on the same types of looms. The different models of Berber rugs and their motifs have symbolic origins in relation to religion and the beliefs of culture.
Carpet market in Morocco
The weaving tradition is usually passed from mother to daughter. Berber carpets are traditionally made of wool and by hand. All carpets have undergone a revival of their forms and nowadays there are several modern interpretations of the classic Berber carpet.
Vintage Berber carpet made about 20-30 years ago by Berber women in wool, for sale online at Coco Carpets
This rug is in green, yellow, pink, white, black, red, brown, purple
Idea how to integrate the ethnic style floor rug into a modern design living room
Vintage Berber carpet made about 20-30 years ago by Berber women in wool, for sale on Coco Carpets
This rug was made by a Berber woman made of wool and cotton yarn for home use
Ethnic rugs are very aesthetic and ideal for minimalist style interiors
Berber carpet in black and white by Hind Beni Ourain
Vintage Berber rug made 20-30 by Berber women handmade in wool
Living room decoration idea with exotic carpet
Wall decoration and original with Berber carpet for sale online Coca Carpets
Modern living room decorated with authentic carpet
Wall decorating idea with ethnic style rug
The floor mat is an ideal decoration for the living room, the bedroom, the bathroom and ... the dressing room!
Pirot wool carpet with original pattern
Berber floor mat in blue with white pattern
Moroccan carpet in black and white