Soft and fluffy, this 170 cm wide and 290 cm long Azilal rug is entirely handmade in silky wool by an artisan from the Azilal region in the Moroccan mountains. Its rural and solid manufacturing technique, its ancestral Berber patterns and its bright colours ( Black Blue Green Pink Red White Yellow ) will bring a real cachet to your home.
Here is the meaning of the main symbols of the Rug Azilal Yemasten 170x290 cm :
Note: Originally, the symbolism of Berber signs refers mainly to life, the fertility of the couple and the fertility of the land. Over the centuries, the meanings have often evolved or overlapped.
The diamond is the Berber carpet pattern par excellence. It appears on almost all Berber carpets in the Maghreb, whether in Tunisia, Algeria or Morocco.
Meaning 1: The diamond is an ancient Berber feminine symbol that represents woman and her beauty. It represents the womb of life, the uterus or the woman's body as a whole.
Meaning 2: The eye or the mirror: what reflects or allows one to see.The representation of the eye is in the Berber culture a way of countering the evil eye. In the same way, the mirror reflects the evil eye against itself.
The zigzag is one of the most present Berber signs on Tunisian and Moroccan carpets.
Meaning 1: Male symbol of fertility and fecundity.
Meaning 2: Image of water, symbol of life and matrix of existence. Image of the waves of the generating sea or of the lightning bringing rain.
Meaning 3: Image of the serpent that represents the lunar seasons and represents by its moult the renewal of life and the resurrection of nature, the cycle of seasons full of promise. The snake also represents the union of the opposites male and female, sky and earth, night and day...