8.09.2013

Tunisian traditional carpets

Traditional Tunisian carpet called locally "Zarbya" is manely made with pure sheep wool and naturel pigments. The traditional zarbya is generally hand made and we can find a lots of types : Normal zarbya, Margoum, klim...
Tunisian carpet motifs are inspired mainly from Amazigh heritage.
The capital of Zarbya in Tunisia is the city of Kairouan

Margoum

Zarbya

Zarbya



Klim

Zarbya

Amazigh motifs

Margoum

Margoum

Margoum

Margoum

Saddaya, used to fix the carpet wire while making it

Amazigh motifs

Zarbyas

Klim

Hand made Zarbya