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Product ID: 228625

Handwoven Mexican Zapotec Area Rug (2x3.5), "Oaxaca Night"

byAlfredo Ruiz: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (16)
Grey, orange, brown and beige welcome the ancient artistry of the Zapotecs, come... more

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Grey, orange, brown and beige welcome the ancient artistry of the Zapotecs, come to life in an accent rug by Alfredo Ruiz. He obtains the colors from natural dyes and weaves virgin wool on a traditional loom.

Because each rug is individually woven, measurements could vary +/- 2 inches (5 cm).

  • 0.74 kgs
  • 1.6 lbs
  • 1.06 m L x 0.6 m W
  • 3.5 ft. L x 2 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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  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

Reviews by Customers

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Total reviews

16

From Portland Oregon

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08/23/2020

"Beautiful"

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Great product. Beautiful piece.

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05/16/2020

"This is a treasured heirloom that I can past down."

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I am very proud of my wool rug, Claret Rhombi because it is a outstanding heirloom that everyone gives compliments every time they walk in the house. I share with them where I received it and let them know that can help others by going into Novica.com and become partners with this wonderful company! My friends loved the idea of helping others. This work was done with great love and the colors are so majestic with such great impressive beauty that is so and now I have the privilege to past this to my only son. I know he will take pride and treasure this wool area rug as I do.I hope and pray that others will be so happy as we are in displaying this beautiful piece of excellent work in our home. Exquisite, lovely are words that others are describing this elegant rug that is displayed in our living room. Being part of NOVICA has made me and my family very proud of being part of helping others as well. Thank you for this heirloom that I can share in the future with my son as well!!!

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Beautiful vibrant colors will describe this work

Best Uses

  • I have this heirloom on my living room table to show all of my friends as well as my family that come from everywhere

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05/16/2020

"This little rug makes me smile every morning"

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The colors are true to the picture and it is perfectly crafted. It is so soft that it puts a big smile on my face every morning when I get out of bed and again at night. I absolutely love it! Thank you!

Purchased Item:

Light of the Horizon, Zapotec wool rug (2x3.5)

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01/12/2020

"Exactly What I Wanted"

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My girlfriend and I moved from New Jersey to Sedona 8 months ago. We are in the process of decorating in a manner that is southwestern without being cliche, without being cartoonish. We looked at Zapotec rugs in local stores. They were what we were looking for in the way of rugs. I was prepared to pay the high price they were asking, but we didnt find exactly what we wanted. Then I happened on Novica, had never heard of this site, and found exactly what I wanted, for much less money, and a lot more of that money going to the artisan. This piece by Alfredo Ruiz is simply superb!

Purchased Item:

Rainbow View, 2.5x5 Handwoven Multicolored Wool Area Rug from Mexico

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08/25/2019

"Perfect!"

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I would send a picture of the rug in our mountain cabin but it does not seem possible. This rug is gorgeous and of the highest quality and it goes perfectly in our cabin in front of our wood stove. We could not be happier with it!

Purchased Item:

Fire Walk, Eco Friendly Handwoven Authentic Zapotec Rug

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12/25/2018

"Memories of Home"

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The Artist Alfredo Ruiz created this beautiful rug, which will be hung on the wall at my daughters home. She said it is too beautiful to use as a rug on the floor! The blessings this rug have given our family are without count. It is also a talisman that we will be able to visit home in Oaxaca one day. Maybe then we will meet Alfredo too! Thank you for the beautiful art work!

Purchased Item:

Zapotec World, Zapotec Geometric Wool Area Rug from Mexico (2x3)

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.

Alfredo Ruiz has received 3 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1500 and the most recent for $2400. Proceeds were used to purchase wool, natural dyes, and new looms for his rugs.

This artist is currently supporting and providing for the education of their children, grandchildren, or children in their community, whether it be at the primary, secondary, or university level.

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.

Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.

 
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