Fair Trade Zapotec Tweed Wool Area Rug (2x3.5), "Gray Sky"
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Woven by hand, this elegant rug exalts the natural color of virgin wool. Delfina Ruiz demonstrates Mexico's Zapotec artistry and her own weaving skills with this minimalist design.
Titled Cielo gris in Spanish.
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.