Berber Secrets Inside a Tunisian Carpet Store

Posted by on Apr 29, 2013 | No Comments

Carpet store owner, Mourad Ferchichi, takes us on a tour inside his carpet store in Tunis, where women weave carpets for sale. He explains the Berber people’s long legacy of carpet making and usage in Tunisia and discusses the various traditional Tunisian carpet designs and their meaning. Do you know how long it takes to make one of these large carpets hanging on the walls of the store in the market? — Watch our video to find out just how many months of work it takes.

Discover more about the Berber people and Tunisian history on our upcoming show, Thursday May 2nd at 9PM ET/PT on HISTORY (Canada).