Diamond and Spiral Pattern Zapotec Wool Area Rug (2x3), "Diamond Between Spirals"
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Between earth-tone grecas, or geometric spirals, an elegant diamond pattern centers this artisanal area rug from Mexico. Working in the traditional techniques of Zapotec handicrafts, Delfina Ruiz creates this rug, which she weaves entirely by hand from wool. A solid hue in crimson as well as dangling fringes accent the ends of this rug.
- 0.76 kgs
- 1.7 lbs
- Rug: 1.01 m L x 0.62 m W
- Rug: 3.33 ft. L x 2.04 ft. W
- Pile: 0.8 cm H
- Pile: 0.3" H
- Fringes: 8 cm L
- Fringes: 3.1" L
Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.
Delfina Ruiz has received 7 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $400 and the most recent for $3000. Proceeds were used to invest in a bulk purchase of wool yarn for her rugs.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
This artist striving to supporting their own or their family's basic needs and improve their livelihood.