Handwoven Earth-Tone Wool Area Rug from Mexico (4x6), "Earth Rays"
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Handwoven of wool, this rectangular area rug is designed by Mexican artisan Gregorio Ruiz. He uses natural dyes in earth tones to achieve triangular patterns for a modern effect. Fringes complete the rug at each end.
- 2.62 kgs
- 5.8 lbs
- Rug: 1.84 m L x 1.22 m W
- Rug: 6.08 ft. L x 4 ft. W
- Pile height: 0.5 cm H
- Pile height: 0.2" H
- Fringes: 12 cm L
- Fringes: 4.7" L
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
Gregorio Ruiz has received 6 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $2500 and the most recent for $1900. Proceeds were used to purchase raw materials and a new loom for his rugs.
Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.