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Zapotec wool rug (4x6), "Dawn Stars"

Dawn breaks over the Oaxaca Sierra, finding Alfredo Ruiz at the pedal loom. He... more

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Dawn breaks over the Oaxaca Sierra, finding Alfredo Ruiz at the pedal loom. He weaves the heavy wool rug that is rich in Zapotec artistry. Ruiz obtains the colors from natural sources including cochineal for the red hues and indigo for the blue.

  • 2.67 kgs
  • 5.9 lbs
  • Rug: 2 m L x 1.25 m W
  • Rug: 6.5 ft. L x 4.1 ft. W
  • Pile height: 0.5 cm H
  • Pile height: 0.2" H

  • 100% wool
  • Dry in the shade
  • Eco-Friendly: colored with organic dyes
  • Hand wash separately in cold water
  • Free Gift Wrap? No
  • Premium Gift Wrap? No
  • Made in Mexico.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Mexico
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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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2 Testimonials for Alfredo Ruiz

Sian

I recently made my first Novica purchase, one of Alfredo's runners... it is so beautiful, it really exceeded my expectations and we're already looking at other designs to buy for the rest of the house. The workmanship, quality and richness of the rug is a delight.

Barbara

 
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