There is many places in the Moroccan Atlas Mountains where Berber women knot the Beni Ourain rugs in women cooperatives and associations or also in private homes - nowadays so called "home offices". This women, which are working from home, cooperate with the cooperatives and are happy that they can do this kind of home office as it gives them financial independence and in the same time they can easily take care of their families.
In this blog you will learn how to make a distinction between an original Beni Ourain rug and a Fake one. You also learn why it is important to be aware of what you buy and why fake Beni Ourain rugs can be a very environmentally-unfriendly choice. And in the end I will tell you an incredible story about the topic Fake Beni Ourain that happened to me.