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Zapotec wool rug (4x6.5), "Seashells"

Evoking the ocean with rich shades of blue, Mario Chávez combines the deep hues of the Pacific with the azure of the Mexican Caribbean. This dazzling handloomed rug invokes the sea with shell motifs inspired by pre-Hispanic art. Concentric crosses... more

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Evoking the ocean with rich shades of blue, Mario Chávez combines the deep hues of the Pacific with the azure of the Mexican Caribbean. This dazzling handloomed rug invokes the sea with shell motifs inspired by pre-Hispanic art. Concentric crosses complete a modern heirloom. The artisan names the design Caracol in Spanish.

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

  • 2.68 kgs
  • 5.9 lbs
  • 2.05 m L x 1.3 m W
  • 6.75 ft. L x 4.3 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
  • Made in Mexico.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Mexicoicon info
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Jacquelyn

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05/21/2023

"Bright and Cheery! Perfect!"

Exactly what I was looking for...a bright cheery rug to use beneath the barstools at my new kitchen island. The colors are perfect, exactly as pictured, and the craftsmanship is very nice. The wool is thick so I expect this rug will wear well. Couldnt be happier!

Purchased Item:

Summer Sky, Mexican Zapotec Rug (2.5x5)

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Atticus

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12/05/2022

"Six Mario Chavez covers now grace a long couch"

Really lovely colors and patterns.

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Atticus

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12/05/2022

"Beautiful cushion covers"

I ve purchased six cushion covers by Mario Chavez. Beautiful colors and expertly crafted.

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Brent

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06/04/2022

"Would like to have a matching throw(blanket)"

I have this rug, a larger one of the same pattern, and 4 matching pillow covers. I would like to have matching throw for the couch.

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Edward

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01/11/2022

"Nearly exact same size as top of nightstand"

Beautiful nightstand topper. Protective glass nightstand topper will make it last even longer.

Best Uses

  • nightstand

Purchased Item:

Golden Eye, Hand Loomed Zapotec Style Wool Table Mat

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Edward

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12/23/2021

"Perfect size for nightstand"

Perfect size for nightstand.

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Mario Chavez has received 5 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $2000 and the most recent for $1900. Proceeds were used to increase the physical space of his workshop and hire additional weavers from his community, and also to purchase new looms and raw materials.

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