Cheshire, a wool berber in three designs and four colors, is an updated style of a "very successful wool berber rug
from Spain in the mid 80's and early 90's that was very popular and had much higher price points.
I spread out the traditional Berber rug
I had purchased: My God
Black sparkle glam rug, pounds 209; red berber rug
, pounds 199, Next (0844 844 8000, www.
If you have a Berber rug
sent home, you'll have to pay UK VAT (17.
Bargain heavily and you could come away with a fine Berber rug
, intricate jewellery or even a fez.
If you buy a Berber rug
and have it sent home remember that you'll have to pay UK VAT (17.
For example, the flokati rugs retail from $199 to $999, but a 6-by-9 berber rug
will retail for $280, although the company will have "a broad selection of price points," including a 2-by-3 cotton rug which will retail for $25.
It is a city that can test your patience: hot, humid, dusty and with a constant din; a city where, when it comes to buying things - be it Berber rugs
, Aladdin-style lamps or tanned leather backpacks - the word 'no' means 'maybe' and 'maybe' is all the indication vendors need to start bagging up whatever it is you dared sneak a glimpse at.
I've screened off the sleeping area with antique doors but the rest of the space is zoned by using Berber rugs
Other mosaics depict geometric patterns that are repeated in the Berber rugs
that can be bought in nearby mountain villages.
In Morocco, for instance, beautiful Berber rugs
are woven by children up to eight or nine years old, whose fingers are still small enough to handle the fine wools.
Along with the extensive use of glass and mirrored panels, a seamless, airy space has been created, with nods to contemporary Moorish design in the use of the traditional arches, zellig tile patterns on the floor, Berber rugs
and low seating arrangements.