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Handwoven Zapotec Red Wool Rug with Diamond Motifs (5x8), "Golden Diamonds"

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Precisely woven on a traditional handloom, geometric motifs form a brilliant... more

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Precisely woven on a traditional handloom, geometric motifs form a brilliant sunburst. They attest to the weaving skill of Alberto Ruiz. He works in wool, colored with natural dyes, to create a dazzling area rug.

Because each rug is individually woven, measurements could vary +/- 4 inches (10 cm) (4 in).

  • 4.18 kgs
  • 9.2 lbs
  • 2.5 m L x 1.5 m W
  • 8.25 ft. L x 4.9 ft. W
  • Pile height: 0.5 cm H
  • Pile height: 0.2" H

  • 100% wool
  • Dry clean only
  • All natural dyes
  • Designed for floor use
  • 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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42

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09/28/2016

"This is a true work of art, so beautiful.."

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Oh my goodness!! My "Golden Diamonds" rug has just arrived and is the most beautiful rug I have ever seen, and I should know as I am a collector of Zapotec rugs. Thank you Alberto Ruiz for your beautiful creation, you are a true artist.

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Golden Diamonds, Handwoven Zapotec Red Wool Rug with Diamond Motifs (5x8)

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02/04/2021

"Gorgeous!"

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Nearly 15 years ago, I spent time in Oaxaca and visited Teotitlan del Valle, the village where most of these beautiful weavings are created (perhaps I even stopped by Albertos shop). I was unable to purchase a rug at that time, so it gives me much joy to have discovered Novica and to now have Albertos gorgeous rug warming my bedroom floor. Muchisimas gracias!

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Golden Diamonds, Handwoven Zapotec Red Wool Rug with Diamond Motifs (5x8)

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04/03/2021

"Incredible workmanship!"

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Truly a beautiful piece of workmanship! In this day and age of mass produced items this stands out as only a few will have and cherish!

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Sunbeams, Wool shoulder bag

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02/11/2021

"Perfect"

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I bought this for a table runner it?s beautifully made and perfect for my use

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11/25/2020

"Vibrant and beautiful craftsmanship!"

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I love the colors on this and they have remained vibrant and beautiful. Thank you!

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09/13/2020

"Great color enhancement to most any room"

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Very nice weaving with vibrant colors and a subtle complexity that that is evident the closer one looks. Excellent crafts-person-ship.

Best Uses

  • This can brighten most any room in a variety of ways, as a wall hanging, a "scarf/neckpiece" for a sofa, an entryway piece +

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.

Alberto Ruiz has received 6 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $2900 and the most recent for $5000. Proceeds were used to invest in wool and also be able to offer work to his artisan friends and neighbors.

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

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

This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.

 
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