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Moroccan Handmade

Wedding Pillows Berber Cushion


In the Berber language the Moroccan wedding blanket is called ‘Tamizart’, they do not understand the arabic word “ handira “. Internationally the typical white/cream Handira has become immensely popular as an ethnic home décor attribute, A Handira or Tamizart is a throw used for warmth and special events. The white/cream coloured Handira and the Pillows are woven for weddings, often decorated with countless metal sequins (mouzouns in Arabic). 


WEDDING PILLOW WOOL & COTTON HANDMADE 20 x 20 Inches 50 x 50 cm


The story behind

A mother begins to weave a wedding blanket when her daughter is still very young. The girl grows up getting familiar with her wedding blanket as part of her dowry and her duties as a married woman.   Moroccan wedding Pillows are woven in natural undyed wool and cotton, often decorated with woven pattern bands of very pretty and colourful talismanic symbols.    A bride wears her Tamizart as part of her dowry when she is carried to the house of the groom. .


BERBER CUSHION WOOL & COTTON HANDMADE 10 x 10 inches 25 x 25 cm


Made by Berber Women with love & warmness

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The berberartisan catalog  

Catalog of Moroccan wedding pillow also named a Handira pillow, they are woven in natural undyed wool and cotton for weddings, often decorat...

The berberartisan catalog  

Catalog of Moroccan wedding pillow also named a Handira pillow, they are woven in natural undyed wool and cotton for weddings, often decorat...

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