Zapotec wool rug (2x3.5), "Earth Stars"
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Intricate motifs evoke stars, celebrating the dramatic beauty of the Mexican sierra. Woven by hand, this rug displays the intricacy of traditional Zapotec art. Irene Ruiz weaves the extraordinary design of virgin wool, colored with natural dyes in earthen tones.
Titled "Estrellas de mi tierra" in Spanish.
- 0.44 kgs
- 1.0 lbs
- Rug: 1 m L x 0.4 m W
- Rug: 3.3 ft. L x 1.3 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
- Free Gift Wrap? No
- Premium Gift Wrap? No
- Made in Mexico.
- Ships fast from USA.
This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
Irene Ruiz has received 4 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $400 and the most recent for $2000.
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.
The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.
Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.