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Zapotec wool rug, 'Cycles of Life' (2.5x5) - Mexican Geometric on Brown Zapotec Wool Area Rug (2.5x5)

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Mexican Geometric on Brown Zapotec Wool Area Rug (2.5x5), "Cycles of Life"

Shading from blue and green to orange and gold, ornate motifs alternate with tan... more

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Shading from blue and green to orange and gold, ornate motifs alternate with tan to exalt their innate splendor. Irene Ruiz takes her inspiration from nature, creating this heirloom rug according to Zapotec tradition. She names it "Ciclos de vida" in Spanish.

Because each rug is individually woven on handlooms, measurements could vary +/- 3 cm (1 inch).

  • 1.50 kgs
  • 3.3 lbs
  • 1.5 m L x 0.8 m W
  • 4.9 ft. L x 2.6 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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62

Norman Meshriy

From Walnut Creek, California

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06/02/2018

"This rug provides a wonderful colorful touch!"

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I have many rugs that I have purchased from Novica and these rugs have made my apartment so comfortable and colorful. And they sing to my Mexican heritage... Norm

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Cycles of Life, Mexican Geometric on Brown Zapotec Wool Area Rug (2.5x5)

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joanne

From Pittsburgh, PA

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04/30/2022

"Lovely table runner"

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Beautifully detailed table runner. Excellent craftsmanship! I would recommend Irene Ruiz.

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Deborah

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01/29/2022

"Waterfall WOW!"

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Gorgeous!!!!! Wish it was available in a longer size! Thank you Irene Ruiz!

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Ann

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10/29/2021

"Beautiful As Wall Tapestry"

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Colors are combined very nicely and the pattern is really interesting. Love it!

Purchased Item:

My Magical Oaxaca, Hand Woven Wool Zapotec Runner Rug (2x6.5)

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Bonnie

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10/22/2021

"Colorful and beautifully made"

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This rug is true to the colors in the pictures and is perfect for my living room - just as I had hoped. Its colorful and eyecatching without taking over the room altogether. A perfect centerpiece.

Purchased Item:

Juchitan Fiesta, 4 x 7 Colorful Handwoven Zapotec Wool Rug from Mexico

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Anne

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08/01/2021

"Delighted"

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We love our Irene Ruiz pieces of art! These rugs are soft on the feet and a beautiful soft blue--the very best of Oaxacan artisanship!

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