Like many other residents of Ayacucho, Zosimo Laura and his family were forced to abandon their homeland due to turmoil and violence.
For Laura, his greatest inspiration is the pleasure his work produces in others. He intends to pass down the techniques used since ancient times by creating captivating products of superb quality.
Like many other residents of the Ayacucho countryside, Zosimo and his family were forced to abandon their homeland due to turmoil and violence. They moved to an urban center where they faced innumerable obstacles. However, Laura's dedication has allowed him to succeed in a new city. He says that soon he will teach his children the textile art, although they are still in school and too young to begin.
Zosimo utilizes alpaca, sheep wool, and cotton in the fabrication of his pieces, while both natural and synthetic dyes create the enthralling blend of colors. The two-pedaled loom is his primary tool.
All products from Zosimo Laura
Wool runner, 'Andean Magic' (2x5)
Wool cushion covers, 'Sunset Temple' (pair)
Wool cushion covers, 'Gate to the Sun' (pair)
Wool rug, 'Coca Leaf' (2x5)
Wool rug, 'Andean Rainbow' (3.5x5.5)
Wool runner rug, 'Mystical Constellations' (2x10)
Wool rug, 'Nazca Art Mystery' (4x5.5)
Wool runner, 'The Color of History' (2x10)
Wool tapestry, 'Flamingos'
Wool rug, 'Sun Portal' (4x5)
Wool rug, 'Crabs and Fish' (5.5x7.5)
Wool rug, 'Father Sun' (2x2.5)
Wool tapestry 'Inca Doves'
Wool rug, 'Nature of Birds' (4x5.5)
Wool cushion cover, 'Seeds'
Wool tapestry, 'Andean Cry'
Wool tapestry, 'Nazca'
Wool cushion cover, 'Parallel Symphony'
Wool cushion cover, 'Parallel Contrasts'
Wool rug, 'Inca Cross' (2x2.5)
Wool runner, 'Rainbow Cascade' (2x10)
Wool rug, 'Toucan Tango' (2x10)
Wool rug, 'Sunset Toucans' (4x5)