Boucherouite rug‏: Berbere women weave carpets out of discarded scraps of material. A thousand scraps of cotton, nylon and occasionally wool are woven into these fabulous decorative creations.    The contrast between the poverty of the materials used and the richness of the final composition adds to these awe-inspiring works of modern art.

Moroccan Recycling Rugs: Boucherouite

Boucherouite rug‏: Berbere women weave carpets out of discarded scraps of material. A thousand scraps of cotton, nylon and occasionally wool are woven into these fabulous decorative creations. The contrast between the poverty of the materials used and the richness of the final composition adds to these awe-inspiring works of modern art.

I remember seeing my mum make a rug similar to this when we were living as a family in Amsterdam // .

I remember seeing my mum make a rug similar to this when we were living as a family in Amsterdam // .

Beautiful 1940s Mexican Zapotec Wool Rug 55 x 88 inches Geometric Pattern Bright Colors woven @ http://www.etsy.com/listing/42932537/beautiful-1940s-mexican-zapotec-wool-rug

Beautiful 1940s Mexican Zapotec Wool Rug 55 x 88 inches Geometric Pattern Bright Colors woven @ http://www.etsy.com/listing/42932537/beautiful-1940s-mexican-zapotec-wool-rug

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