Area Rugs(806 items)
Welcome to our Area Rugs Showcase, featuring exceptional designs from artisans throughout the world. Beautiful and practical, each is an exquisite work of art - favorite styles include the wool rugs, sisal rugs, jute rugs and alpaca wool area rugs.
Featured Reviews on Area Rugs
This is weaving of a wonderful quality; regular, tight and even. I am not an expert, but I collect Navajo weavings and I think I know fine weaving when I see it. Gregorios weaving has, as I say, a wonderful finesse. The design is simple and pleasingly elegant, with bold diamonds separated by bands of vibrant colour, all on a lovely, neutral ground. It is now the focal point of a just decorated first floor landing.Should I require a similar rug, I would be very happy to go back to Gregorio. Quality always shows. Senor Ruiz has it in abundance.
Alfredo Ruiz Hand-woven Zapotec rugs
"I believe the art of weaving Zapotec rugs is unique. My inspiration comes from everything I see around me – the landscapes, nature, people and animals."
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Popular Area Rugs
Artisan Crafted Sky Blue Zapotec 100% Wool Rug from Oaxaca, "Blue Oaxaca Skies"$327.99
Blue skies over Oaxaca enthrall and captivate, inspiring this beautiful rug by Alfredo Ruiz. He uses natural dyes to obtain shades of royal blue, pastel blue, midnight blue and sea green. Once the wool yarn is ready, he works on the pedal loom weaving the legendary glyphs of the Zapotec people to create this eye-catching rug.
Authentic Handwoven Zapotec Wool Runner in Yellow (2 x 10), "Yellow Sky Path"$429.99
Precise and intricate, starbursts and fretwork form a path to the sky. Mario Chavez works on a traditional loom, transforming virgin wool into a masterpiece of Zapotec artistry. This dazzling rug takes it palette of yellow, reds, green, black and orange from natural dyes. The artisan names this design "Pasillo grecas tradicional IV" in Spanish.
Because each rug is individually woven, measurements could vary +/- 1 inch (3 cm).
Red Handwoven Authentic Zapotec Rug from Mexico (6.5x10.5), "Embers of Fire"$1,819.99
Fiery embers glow with the promise of dancing flames. Woven by hand, this generously-sized rug displays the intricacy of traditional Zapotec art. Alfredo Ruiz weaves the extraordinary design of virgin wool, colored with natural dyes.
Titled "Rombos rojos" in Spanish.
Hand Woven Zapotec Wool Area Rug (5x8), "Sunset Stars"$1,159.99
After carding the wool and coloring it with natural dyes, Alfredo Ruiz weaves this large heavy rug. He finds inspiration in the stars that appear as the sunset sky turns into night over the Oaxaca sierra. Like many in his family, Ruiz weaves the red and blue rug on a traditional pedal loom.
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