At the source
of the Berber carpet

Buy your Berber carpet right from the source; from Moroccan women expert in the ancestral art of weaving.

Dar Arbalou makes it possible for you to choose the size, colour and pattern of your carpet.

You will get to know the craftswomen in their home environments.

You will be able to follow the weaving process remotely.

And you can plan a visit to the weavers’ villages.

News Dar Arbalou

February, 2024

A magnificent carpet has arrived at its destination in France. Created by Dar Arbalou using the Chedwi technique.

Janurary, 2024

A new Dar Arbalou carpet in rainbow colours has just arrived in France. Size 2 m x 2.50 m and available in any other size.

December, 2023

A new order for a carpet 100% in the Amazigh tradition, like the panorama of symbols used by artisans since ancient times.

May 15, 2023

A new carpet in the pure Amazigh tradition and intended to be delivered to France. Dimensions 2.10 m x 2.10 m and available on any other size.

December 10, 2022

A new Dar Arbalou creation with an elegant wool blend in natural dye. Available in any size.

October 15, 2022

A new Beni Ouairain style rug has arrived in Germany. Size 2 m x 1.50 m and available in any other size.

August 20, 2022

A rug made from a supplied design and woven from natural dyed wool, and therefore washable. Size 1 m x 0,70 m …

April 1, 2022

A carpet 100% in natural dye, madder and indigo. Dimension 2 m x 1,50 m and available on any other size.

March 25, 2022

A rug made from a supplied design and woven from natural dyed wool, and therefore washable. Size 1 m x 0,70 m …

March 10, 2021

Harmony of comfort and elegance between carpet, pouffe and cushion. Available to order in other patterns and colours.

February 15, 2022

A magnificent carpet woven by a young woman of Berber tradition and gifted with a real talent. A perfect harmony between the colours, here an ecru white with an indigo blue obtained by natural dyeing, and therefore durable.

December 15, 2021

A beautiful meeting between contemporary design and the know-how of the Berber tradition in the art of carpet weaving.

Novembrer 1, 2021

Dar Arbalou starts weaving carpets from local wool. A local economy, a rare quality wool, a collective dynamic and the preservation of an ancestral know-how.

October 1, 2021

The snow-white carpet woven by Radia has made it to her living space. Measuring 2.50 m x 1.50 m, it occupies its dedicated space with majesty.

Tapis berbère en situation
Tapis berbère Dar Arbalou

July 19, 2021

Another rug woven by the expert hands of Lalla Keltoume. It wears the magnificence of blue. Dimension of 2.43m x 1.48m and available for you.

July 10, 2021

A new craftswoman has arrived in the village. Lalla Keltoum has mastered weaving since her childhood. Here a Chedwi style rug is being woven on a dimension of 1 m x 0.5 m.

Tapis berbère de style Chedwi
Berber carpet Dar Arbalou

June 13, 2021

The latest Dar Arbalou carpet, woven by the expert hands of Samira and Fatma, has come off the loom. Measuring 2 m x 2 m, it is very soft with its harmony of grey and white.


Mays 13, 2021

The latest Dar Arbalou finished by the craftswoman Radia. Not really Berber inspired: it was ordered from France. But this magnificent carpet expresses once again all the expertise of the women of Morocco and their sincere passion for weaving – Dimension 2 m x 1,50 m.
Berber carpet with modern patterns
Preparation of the wool

May 2, 2021

Sfia from the village of Imzoughen, near Ouarzazate, prepares the wool from the family’s flock of sheep. Using the Izdi, the spindle, carved from olive wood, the expert craftswoman spins the wool. Here, she reworks the already prepared yarn to double it and thus make it more voluminous in use.

Samira will soon start weaving a new carpet from this 100% local and natural wool. To be continued …

April 24, 2021

A new Dar Arbalou rug will begin to be woven in the hands of craftswoman Radia. Morocco can be proud of one of its greatest assets: the talent and expertise of its women of Berber tradition.

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March 30, 2021

The latest Dar Arbalou rug woven by the craftswoman Samira. With a size of 2 m x 1.50 m, in natural wool and and in off-white dotted with colored stars. The sweetness of authenticity.

March 23, 2021

After finishing her Glaoui style carpet, Fatima began weaving a new work in the Azilal style, size 2m x 1.50m. An elegance of colour and freshness in Amazigh style

Tapis berbère de style Azilal
Tapis berbère arc-en-ciel

March 17, 2021

The latest Dar Arbalou carpet: an original creation by the craftswoman Khadija from a little village near Ouarzazate. Size 1 m x 1.50 m. It perfectly illustrates the know-how and the sense of harmony of the Amazigh tradition mastered by these women.

February 27, 2021

The Dar Arbalou carpet of the day, being cut from the weaving loom. A beautiful Azilal style made by the craftswoman Khadija from the village of Zaouit Sidi Ahmed (size 2 m x 0.60 m)

Coupe de la chaîne d'un tapis berbère

The cradle of the Moroccan Berber carpet

Ouarzazate, Telouet, Taznakhte, Skoura, Aït Ben Haddou … On the edge of the High Atlas.

Here, we are in the territories of the Aït Ouaouzguite tradition, one of the cradles of the Berber or Amazigh carpet tradition.

However these craftswomen are able to make all other styles of rugs and carpets from other regions (Beni Ouarain, Azilal …) as well as the more common styles such as the Boucherouite rag-rugs, made from scraps of fabric of varying colours.

In particular, they can make carpets from one of the models presented in the catalogue, according to the size you would like, or according to your own choice of colours and patterns.

Women at the heart of the Berber tradition






The following catalogue presents the craftswomen’s creations from several villages around Ouarzazate : Zaouit Sidi Ahmed, Timdline, Imzoughen …

Fatouma, Fatima, Khadija, Sfia, Khadia and Samira have all perfectly mastered the ancestral expertise of Berber carpet-weaving, passed from each generation to generation by their mothers.

The life of the Berber carpet

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