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Handwoven Zapotec Red Wool Rug with Diamond Motifs (5x8), "Golden Diamonds"

byAlberto Ruiz: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (37)
Precisely woven on a traditional handloom, geometric motifs form a brilliant... more

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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

  • 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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Reviews by Customers

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Total reviews

37

Verified Reviewer

09/28/2016

"This is a true work of art, so beautiful.."

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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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Purchased Item:

Golden Diamonds, Handwoven Zapotec Red Wool Rug with Diamond Motifs (5x8)

Verified Reviewer

03/12/2020

"well made rug"

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Beautiful, and well-made. Colors are vibrant and go with many decors.

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Purchased Item:

Fish Fiesta, Modern Zapotec Wool Rug 2 X 3 Ft Handmade in Mexico

Verified Reviewer

02/17/2020

"Beautiful rust coloured will rug"

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This rug is absolutely beautiful and I was surprised how soft the wool feels under your bare feet - amazing! The colour is pretty accurately shown in the pictures but the written description of the colours is misleading, as another reviewer noted. Luckily I was banking on it being the colour shown in the pictures -and not the description - the red is actually a rust color, the black is more like charcoal or navy and the green is a yellowy olive green - exactly what I was hoping for. Thank you Albert!!

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Purchased Item:

Fire of Dawn, Zapotec Rug Artisan Hand Woven 4 X 6.5

Verified Reviewer

01/29/2020

"Beautiful"

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Perfect beyond belief

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Purchased Item:

Color of Life, Zapotec wool rug (5x8)

From British Columbia, Canada

Verified Reviewer

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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Purchased Item:

Color of Life, Zapotec wool rug (5x8)

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Verified Reviewer

08/23/2019

"Brilliant"

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The brilliance of the colors and the intricacy of the pattern are captivating. Knowing it was made by hand makes it special. This might be just a chair cushion but to me, its a work of art.

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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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