Zapotec wool rug, 'Red Fire Opal' (5x8) - Handwoven Authentic Zapotec Wool Area Rug (5x8) Curate

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Red Fire Opal Handwoven Authentic Zapotec Wool Area Rug (5x8)

Irene Ruiz works in rich shades of crimson, evoking Mexico's legendary fire... more

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Irene Ruiz works in rich shades of crimson, evoking Mexico's legendary fire opals. Weaving virgin wool on the handloom with traditional Zapotec techniques, the artisan employs natural dyes derived from cochineal and walnut shells.

  • 4.58 kgs
  • 10.1 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

  • 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? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in Mexico.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Mexico

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"center piece in my living room"

I have just received the Red Fire Opal rug woven by Irene Ruiz. It looks absolutely stunning, beyond my expectation. The vibrant colors bring energy and life to my living room. I have to visit this place and see where the inspiration comes from. Irene, muchas gracias per esto tesoro. Espero di encontrar usted en persona.

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Irene Ruiz

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Irene Ruiz

Handwoven rugs

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11 Testimonials for Irene Ruiz


The rug came today and it is more beautiful than the photo! Very nice, Thank you!


Although I hadn't ordered here before, I loved the concept of Novica and particularly the work of this artist. Thank you, Irene! The rug was all I had hoped for and more. It has received MANY compliments


Wonderful craftmanship!