Handwoven Zapotec Red Wool Rug with Diamond Motifs (5x8), "Golden Diamonds"
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Precisely woven on a traditional handloom, geometric motifs form a brilliant sunburst. They attest to the weaving skill of Alberto Ruiz. He works in wool, colored with natural dyes, to create a dazzling area rug.
Because each rug is individually woven, measurements could vary +/- 4 inches (10 cm) (4 in).
- 4.18 kgs
- 9.2 lbs
- Rug: 2.5 m L x 1.5 m W
- Rug: 8.25 ft. L x 4.9 ft. W
- Pile height: 0.5 cm H
- Pile height: 0.2" H
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.
"This is a true work of art, so beautiful.."
Oh my goodness!! My "Golden Diamonds" rug has just arrived and is the most beautiful rug I have ever seen, and I should know as I am a collector of Zapotec rugs. Thank you Alberto Ruiz for your beautiful creation, you are a true artist.
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