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Carmen Ruiz

Carmen Ruiz

Zapotec woven cotton apparel and accessories in Mexico

"My parents taught me how to weave when I was 15 years old, and the first piece I worked on was a rebozo shawl, which I gave to my mom as a Mother's Day gift."

"I was born in the weaving town of Teotitlan, so it was natural for me to in weaving on the traditional loom. Zapotec is my first language and I speak very little Spanish. My husband Alberto is... read more

73 items by Carmen Ruiz

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Patricia

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05/17/2022

"Fabulous gift to give for a birthday"

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What a beautiful shawl! My sister in law was thrilled with my gift. She couldnt say enough about the quality and exquisite color. I am very pleased that I ordered it for her. She can now snuggle up in a stylish elegant manner when she is chilly.

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  • Add elegance to your outfit and keep the chill away

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Sister
  • Occasion: birthday

June

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05/15/2022

"Elegant, yet folksy"

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I love my Zapotec Night Blues shawl. Its perfect for elegant evenings out, like the theatre and restaurants, or casual occasions. Goes with everything. The quality is superb.

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Marina

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04/11/2022

"Beautiful bedspread"

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Thank you! I really like this bedspread and perfect size and great quality!

Purchased Item:

Land of Oaxaca, Zapotec Brown Cotton Striped Bedspread Quilt (Twin)

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Michael

From Southern Utah, USA

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04/04/2022

"Stunning statement"

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This bedspread is gorgeous and makes a stunning statement against rich cherry furniture. Carmens work is of excellent quality and we will treasure this item for years to come. It is the perfect weight for our high desert climate.

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Monica

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02/04/2022

"Love so much just bought another"

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Beautiful creative detail and craftsmanship. I am inspired by Carmen Ruizs work. Bedroom feels like a sacred chapel. Excellent materials and heavy weight 100% cotton.

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Bee

From Germany

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12/10/2021

"Beautiful throw pillow"

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I love this throw pillow! The fabric is very nice heavy, but soft. Great quality.

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