Project CIRTART : Production of traditional barbarian carpets:
Objective: To preserve heritage and protect nature
The original carpet weaving dates back to the Berber population for several thousand years. Hand-woven cloth made for individual tribes, they used natural fibers to make gowns, carpets and other fabrics.
Modern barbarian carpets feature a kind of conical structure that gives a similar appearance to the distinctive knot of traditionally woven barbarian carpets. Modern carpets often contain small patches of dark colors on light shades of the background resembling a non-dyed natural version of traditional carpets. Usually consist of a plain color mix with any pattern, which is relatively cheap and durable. It is popular in heavily used areas such as offices. A distinctive woven fabric and traditional Burberry carpets, hand-woven, with brightly colored designs that differ from other oriental carpets.
Today, there are many types of modern barbarian carpets made from a wide range of materials, nylon, elliptical fibers, and wool are the most commonly used materials, except for barbarian masters and carpets, usually called “Mergoum”, who still retain knowledge. How he inherited methods of weaving advances. Tunisian authorities continue to control each piece of quality assurance, where the Berber spirit is placed in designs, patterns and symbols to allow only wool with a complete ban on any artificial material.
Berber carpets are very solid and often found in offices, schools and other traffic areas. It is also resistant to stains.