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Ivory and Black Zapotec Wool Runner (3x8), "Diamond Pyramid"

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This lovely wool runner is by Gregorio Ruiz in Mexico, who employs the same techniques used by his ancestors to create beautiful rugs. The runner is woven on a traditional floor loom with Zapotec diamond motifs in black on ivory and beige. The neutral colors make it a great accent for any space.

  • 2.48 kgs
  • 5.5 lbs
  • 244 cm L x 87 cm W
  • 96" L x 34.5" W
  • Fringe: 10 cm L
  • Fringe: 3.9" L

  • 100% wool
  • Dry in the shade
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Hand wash cold with mild detergent
  • Made in Mexico.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Mexicoicon info
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  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

Reviews by Customers

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39

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12/17/2020

"Really gorgeous runner"

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This exquisite rug/runner is so well made. It will certainly become an important addition to our Central American art works.

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collectors Central America art wall hanging

Best Uses

  • display
  • table display, wall hanging

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Verified Reviewer

09/27/2020

"GREAT WALL HANGING"

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I bought this to hang on my brick fireplace . I framed it with a cherry wood frame and between the colors in the rug and the frame, it created a stunning display piece. The weaving is good quality.

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09/13/2020

"This Rug is Beautiful"

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I took it to my house in Mexico.

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03/29/2020

"Incredible Rug!"

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Vibrant colors, very good quality, and looks great on our wall!

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01/12/2020

"Exactly What I Wanted"

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My girlfriend and I moved from New Jersey to Sedona 8 months ago. We are in the process of decorating in a manner that is southwestern without being cliche, without being cartoonish. We looked at Zapotec rugs in local stores. They were what we were looking for in the way of rugs. I was prepared to pay the high price they were asking, but we didnt find exactly what we wanted. Then I happened on Novica, had never heard of this site, and found exactly what I wanted, for much less money, and a lot more of that money going to the artisan. This piece by Gregorio Ruiz is simply superb!

Purchased Item:

Fall Foliage, Zapotec Wool Rug (2x8)

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12/05/2019

"Magical Weaving"

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This is weaving of a wonderful quality; regular, tight and even. I am not an expert, but I collect Navajo weavings and I think I know fine weaving when I see it. Gregorios weaving has, as I say, a wonderful finesse. The design is simple and pleasingly elegant, with bold diamonds separated by bands of vibrant colour, all on a lovely, neutral ground. It is now the focal point of a just decorated first floor landing.Should I require a similar rug, I would be very happy to go back to Gregorio. Quality always shows. Senor Ruiz has it in abundance.

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

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.

 
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