Lamdaghri Family

Who are we?

The Lamdaghri family has been perpetuating the passion for rugs for many years.
Studio Lid is the oldest Berber carpet factory in Morocco.
Founded in Marrakech, by Mohamed Bencherif Lamdaghri, Sherif and Ismail Lamdaghri.

Today, led by Moulay Ismael, El Yazid, Rachid and Moulay Larbi Lamdaghri, Studio Lid continues its close collaboration with more than 200 weavers of the Berber tribes located in the countryside and the Atlas Mountains.

A Leader Promoter

Promoter of Berber carpets around the world, Studio Lib is regularly present at the largest international fairs, including the «Domotex» in Hanover, considered the most important

Studio Lid’s tribal Berber rugs are regularly seen in major museums in France, Switzerland, Austria, Germany and the United States. A striking point demonstrating the quality and rarity of these exceptional carpets.

Famille Lamdaghri Studio Lid Tapis berbères Maroc

The traditions

The rugs is certainly the most faithful representation of Berber customs and customs. For centuries and centuries, women have perpetuated this art on their mother’s traditional looms.

The first functions

Initially, the main function of large carpets was to protect against extreme cold, installed on the ground, it formed a barrier against the cold on a frozen ground. Carpets of smaller dimensions were used as blankets. According to their origin, ornaments symbolize the beliefs and creative imagination of the Berber tribes.
Carpets will quickly be considered in the evaluation of the wedding endowment, explaining that they are little used and protected by families.

The techniques

Carpets made with a woven chain and a decor woven in knotted points
There are the «high wools» from nomadic tribes that moved in the Atlas mountains.

There are also «ras hairs», from sedentary Berber tribes in the countryside and cities
The Kilim, are fully woven carpets. A technique having as its cradle Mesopotamia and transmitted over time by nomads.

On the ornamentation side, there are two main ways, the Beni Mrirt, the Beni Ouarains and the Zanafi representing two-tone geometric patterns (such as black and white or cream and ochre) whose wool is thick and the Azilal , the Boucharouites, the Boujad or the Ourika, much more colorful with a clean wool.