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Artisan Crafted Multicolored Wool Runner (2x7), "Valley Festival"

Creating beautiful rugs the same way his ancestors did, Alfredo Ruiz uses only... more

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Creating beautiful rugs the same way his ancestors did, Alfredo Ruiz uses only natural dyes and weaves his rugs on a traditional pedal loom. This gorgeous runner is woven from pure wool with Zapotec motifs in a brilliant combination of amber, red, turquoise and navy. Hand-knotted fringe adorns both ends.

  • 1.60 kgs
  • 3.5 lbs
  • 210 cm L x 60 cm W
  • 83" L x 23.5" W
  • Fringe: 9 cm L
  • Fringe: 3.5" L

  • 100% wool
  • Hand wash cold with mild detergent
  • All natural dyes
  • Dry in the shade
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in Mexico.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Mexicoicon info
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Michael

From Southern Utah, USA

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02/21/2022

"Stunning!"

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The workmanship is excellent. The colors are striking. This is a treasured addition to our home we will cherish and enjoy for years.

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  • Accent piece

Purchased Item:

Cochineal Red, Wool Area Rug Dyed with Natural Pigments from Oaxaca

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Jennifer

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12/27/2021

"Stunning rug"

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This rug is placed at my front door. The colors are true to the picture and the quality is awesome! I am super happy with this product.

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Sabina

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09/01/2021

"Love it!"

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This rug helps mark out my artistic workspace in my large living room/studio. I love its bright yet earthy natural dye-based colours and both I and my friend agrees—it feels great beneath bare feet!

Purchased Item:

Dramatic Mexican Sun, Eco Friendly Handwoven Virgin Wool Zapotec Rug (5x8)

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Steven

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04/03/2021

"Another wonderful piece!"

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I find all this artist work wonderful!

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Steven

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04/03/2021

"Excellent craftsmanship!"

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Beautiful! Only a few will have! Unbelievable all natural wool and dyes!

Purchased Item:

Stairway to the Sky, Zapotec Wool Striped Area Rug (2x3.5)

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Morelos

From Portland Oregon

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08/23/2020

"Beautiful"

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Great product. Beautiful piece.

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Preserving Traditions

Preserving Traditions

This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.

Microcredit Financing

Microcredit Financing

Alfredo Ruiz has received 3 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1500 and the most recent for $2400. Proceeds were used to purchase wool, natural dyes, and new looms for his rugs.

Enabling Education

Enabling Education

This artist is currently supporting and providing for the education of their children, grandchildren, or children in their community, whether it be at the primary, secondary, or university level.

Job Creator

Job Creator

This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.

Covering Basic Needs

Covering Basic Needs

This artist striving to supporting their own or their family's basic needs and improve their livelihood.

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