Hand Woven Wool Zapotec Rug (4x6.5), "Intense Fire"
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Delfina Ruiz uses natural dyes for the vibrant red hue of this rug. She weaves the wool rug in the Zapotec tradition of Oaxaca as she works on a pedal loom. Blue and white stripes offer a handsome contrast.
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.