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Gifting a Moroccan Rug: 5 Styles to Match Your Loved One’s Personality

What better way to express your affection on Valentine’s Day than with a one-of-a-kind rug handwoven with love? Choose from 5 different styles of Moroccan rugs to find the perfect gift for your loved one.

The Oum Team believes the best gifts come from the heart and are unique to the recipient. What sets the Moroccan rug apart is the breadth of colors, textures, motifs, and weaves.

Variety is well and good, but it can be overwhelming. That’s where the Oum Team comes in to help you discover which style best suits your loved one’s individuality.

The Handira:

A spot on gift for someone recently engaged or married and for those who like home accents with a little zhuzh. Check out Oum’s Handiras “Feiza” and “Kimberley” among others. Learn more about this traditional Moroccan Berber wedding blanket in our Journal “The Ultimate Home Accent”.




The Beni Ouaraine:

Capable of softening modern clean lines and remaining unassuming in eclectic spaces. They are great catch-all pieces no matter what interior. Check out the Alta Collection for exceedingly rare hand-looped Benis and the Lumi Collection for an array of hand-knotted Benis. Learn more about the Beni in our Journal “What’s a Beni Ourain?”

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The Bouchrouit:

A specific type of rug that attracts those who appreciate color as well as those passionate about the environment. Made from recycled textiles and fibers, these rugs are colorful and hardwearing. Check out the Oshia Collection for a bevy of Boucherouites.



Oum’s In-House Rugs: Designed by the Oum Team:

Each piece is crafted with local sheep wool and handwoven in the Middle Atlas region of Morocco. Check out the Verity Collection and enjoy the luxury of a Moroccan Oum hand-knotted rug in the size, design, and color that match your loved one’s spirit and interior at an accessible price.


The Hanbel:

For those who enjoy an ancestral style or want to switch up their interior on a regular basis. Strong, lightweight and supple, they are easy-to-carry and shake out. Check out the Nadira Collection including rare vintage Hanbels and All Collections for additional pieces.



Please do not hesitate to contact us if you need any help in choosing your Oum rug.

See something you like but prefer another design or color?

Or, are you interested in having a bespoke rug hand woven just for you? Please contact Whether you already have a strong vision for your design or aren’t sure where to start, we are here to help. The Oum Team will work on your behalf to source the perfect vintage rug or work with a weaver to bring your own design to life.

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