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Zapotec wool rug, 'Color of Life' (5x8) - Zapotec wool rug (5x8)

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Zapotec wool rug (5x8), "Color of Life"

byAlberto Ruiz: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (47)
Oaxaca's golden sun caresses joyous colors that celebrate a fiesta. Wide borders... more

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Oaxaca's golden sun caresses joyous colors that celebrate a fiesta. Wide borders in dark purple evoke the night sky. Eliciting intricate motifs from virgin wool, Alberto Ruiz and his wife craft this beautiful Zapotec rug on the handloom. They name the design "Mi tierra sagrada" in Spanish.

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

  • 4.38 kgs
  • 9.7 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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47

Nathan

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01/29/2020

"Beautiful"

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Perfect beyond belief

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Color of Life, Zapotec wool rug (5x8)

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Craig

From British Columbia, Canada

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10/26/2019

"Beautiful"

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This rug was much nicer than expected. Wonderfully soft and well made. It brightens up my space perfectly!!

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Color of Life, Zapotec wool rug (5x8)

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Norman Meshriy

From Walnut Creek, California

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03/05/2018

"An integral piece to Mexican art in my apartment"

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I love this rug! I have runners and other colorful Mexican textiles under lamps, on furniture, and under my television, and this Zapotec rug by Alberto Ruiz and his wife provides the integration of all the many pieces...It is spectacular! Thank you to Alberto and your su esposa... Norm Meshriy

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Color of Life, Zapotec wool rug (5x8)

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Lee

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08/14/2021

"Gorgeous isnt good enough to describe this!"

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I love this bag! It is a great size, sturdy construction and enough pockets inside to hold my phone, tissues and my kindle. With so many colors in it, it goes with so many things.

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Zapotec Fantasy, Geometric Wool Shoulder Bag from Mexico

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Steven

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07/10/2021

"Fantastic!"

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Really happy with this beautiful Indigenous craftsmanship !

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Mexican Summer, Wool shoulder bag

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Steven

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07/10/2021

"Wonderful!"

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Beautiful craftsmanship! Very pleased! Thanks!

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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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