Mixed Grey Shades Area Rug Loomed of Wool in Oaxaca (4x6), "Valley Stripes"
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Using all-natural dyes derived from local plants such as walnut, Alberto Ruiz crafts a versatile area rug in the Oaxacan tradition. The rug is woven on a handloom from pure wool in subtle grey shades. "I only try to convey a little bit of the joy of living in this fair land," Ruiz says.
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.