Boucherouite rugs are handwoven from recycled materials. The name is derived from the arabic word for “a piece torn from used clothing’ or more simply put, scraps. That makes every single one unique and eco-friendly. They are often bright and colorful and the texture of the weave creates interest in a room, whether your favourite Boucherouite comes in the form of a rug or a smaller pillow.
The pillows featured by Makamashi are hand sewn in Marrakech by Said, who repurposes unsalvageable rugs into smaller items.
Care: Hand wash or machine wash on gentle cycle. Line dry.
Sabra is often referred to as cactus silk, since it is produced from the fibres of the Saharan Aloe Vera plant. The result is a really soft but durable eco-friendly material. The Sabra silk is colored with natural dyes and hand loomed.
The pillow cases on the site are hand sewn by Said in Marrakech.
Care: Do not wash Sabra silk due to the risk of the color bleeding or fading. Professional dry cleaning is recommended.
Kelim rugs are handwoven from 100% wool. These flat woven textiles have traditionally been used to make grain bags, bed spreads, rugs, and more.
The pillows featured by Makamashi are hand sewn in Marrakech by Said, who repurposes unsalvageable rugs and blankets into smaller items.
Care: Vacuum wool rugs regularly and spot clean with water and mild soap. Professional dry cleaning recommended.
Please note: The rugs and pillow cases on the site are all hand made. Small imperfections are a subtle and beautiful indication of that. Furthermore, since the rugs aren’t brand new they, as well as the pillow cases made from vintage rugs, may show slight signs of wear or repairs. It’s all part of the charm and not considered damage.