Home Decor - Area Rugs Mexican Zapotec Wool Rugs

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These Home Decor - Area Rugs Mexican Zapotec Wool Rugs - are available from Novica who in association with National Geographic bring a whole range of handcrafted items from small scale crafts workshops, often run by a single craft worker in the developing world.
 
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Wool rug, 'Burning Mountains' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$90.99

The Oaxaca mountains burn against a blazing sky, igniting the background of this wool rug. Inspired by Zapotec artistry, Mario Chavez weaves a magnificent, naturally dyed rug using a traditional pedal loom.
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Wool rug, 'Hypnotic Cacti' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$167.99

Mario Chavez conjures a hypnotic fantasy featuring colorful maguey cacti arranged in running diagonals. He looms the wool rug on a traditional loom, obtaining colors from natural dyes to obtain this spectacular effect.
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Wool rug, 'Zapotec Passion' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$154.99

A work of splendid elegance, this wool rug celebrates the art of the Zapotec people. Mario Chavez weaves a magnificent piece as he works on a traditional handloom using wool dyed with natural colorants.
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Zapotec rug, 'Diamonds at Dusk' (6x10) (Mexico)
$944.99

Glyphs of pre-Hispanic inspiration appear like waves in the colorful intensity of dusk. Woven from pure wool by the Ruiz Bazan Family, the rug's imagery is reminiscent of the art of the Zapotec people. Colors are bold and bright, and feature a natura
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Zapotec rug, 'Guelaguetza Colors' (4x6.5) (Mexico)
$449.99

The festive spirit that abounds in Oaxaca during the feasts of the Guelaguetza inspire this wonderful rug by Irene Ruiz. Meaning "offering" in Zapotec, the Guelaguetza is celebrated in July to honor Our Lady of El Carmen. Irene Ruiz dyes the wool wit
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Zapotec wool rug, 'A Thousand Stars' (4x6.5) (Mexico)
$449.99

Irene Ruiz selects bright colors for the vibrant design of this Zapotec rug. Featuring three diamonds surrounded by twinkling stars, the composition suggests a mystical constellation. Ruiz dyes the wool with natural dyes such as cochineal and pomegra
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Ancient Ones' (2.5x10) (Mexico)
$309.99

Intertwining in meticulous patterns, rich colors ripple across an extraordinary rug. Virgin wool lends its strength and softness to the beautiful design by Gregorio Ruiz Lopez. Evoking the moods of the Zaachila archeological site in the state of Oaxa
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Birds of Mexico' (2x3.5) (Mexico)
$84.99

With brilliant plumage and joyous song, the birds of Mexico inspire this dazzling rug. Irene Ruiz weaves virgin wool on the handloom with traditional Zapotec techniques, employing natural dyes derived from native plants. Titled "Pajaritos" in Spanish
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Blessed Fields' (2x6.5) (Mexico)
$169.99

Diamonds in green, brown and ivory dance delightfully across an olive background. Gracing a handloomed rug, the intricate motifs pay tribute to ancient Zapotec art. Alberto Ruiz Garcia and his wife weave the rug of soft virgin wool. They name the des
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Blossoming Diamonds' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$179.99

Diamonds burst into bloom in an intricate geometric design. Woven by hand, this rug reveals the complexity of traditional Zapotec art. Alfredo Ruiz weaves this extraordinary textile by hand of virgin wool. Titled "Flor de diamante" in Spanish.
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Blue Agave' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$234.99

Multi-color diamonds dance delightfully across an ochre background. Gracing a handloomed rug, the intricate motifs allude to ancient Zapotec art while the border represents the blue agave plant used to make tequila. Alberto Ruiz Garcia and his wife w
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Candles' (4x6.5) (Mexico)
$379.99

White candles glow on a burgundy background, each slender taper outlined with precise geometry. Working on a traditional handloom, Delfina Ruiz weaves Zapotec motifs. The accent rug is edged with fringe. Titled Velas in Spanish.
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Center of the Universe' (4x6) (Mexico)
$299.99

An arrow flies through the heart of this elegant design that conjures the center of the universe. Bordered by wide bands of brick, the field of ivory hosts an intricate diamond pattern. Gregorio Ruiz Lopez presents a bold rug, handwoven of virgin woo
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Cinnamon Glyphs' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$179.99

Contrasting cool grays and warm earth tones, Flavia Ruiz designs a Zapotec rug of rich artistry. After dying the wool with natural pigments, she weaves the rug on a pedal loom, expertly revealing glyphs of ancient inspiration.
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Color Celebration' (5.5x8.5) (Mexico)
$842.99

Oaxaca's golden sun caresses joyous colors that celebrate a fiesta. Wide black borders evoke the night sky. Eliciting intricate motifs from virgin wool, Alberto Ruiz and his wife craft this beautiful Zapotec rug on the handloom. They name the design
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Confetti Stripes' (4x6) (Mexico)
$339.99

The colors of fire fill narrow stripes like bright confetti. Showcased on a smooth expanse of emerald, they bring vitality to a design by Alberto Ruiz. The handloomed rug showcases traditional Zapotec expertise and Ruiz's contemporary vision. Titled
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Copper Arrow' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$172.99

Intricately woven, arrowheads appear on bands of coppery wool. Gracing a handloomed rug, the intricate motifs allude to ancient Zapotec motifs. Alberto Ruiz and his wife create a beautiful Zapotec rug of soft handloomed wool. They name the design "Po
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Cycle of Life' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$187.99

Bands of brilliant color host intricate geometric patterns, each one masterfully woven by hand. Recreating ancestral motifs, Pedro Mendoza creates this intricate design on the handloom, using wool obtained from local farmers, tinted with natural dyes
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Daybreak in the Sierra' (2x3.5) (Mexico)
$79.99

Daybreak over the Oaxacan sierra offers a fantasy of colors to inspire Irene Ruiz. She prepares natural dyes such as cochineal, pomegranate skin and flowers to obtain the vibrant hues that underscore the traditional Zapotec patterns. The hand loomed
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Earth Horizon' (1.5x6.5) (Mexico)
$94.99

Irene Ruiz works in rich earth colors, evoking the horizon and early starlight. She weaves virgin wool on the handloom with traditional Zapotec techniques, employing natural dyes derived from native plants. Titled "Horizonte zapoteca" in Spanish.
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Earth Seasons' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$179.99

Deep rich color evokes the warmth of the earth. Superbly woven geometric shapes are calm and harmonious. Alfredo Ruiz crafts this beautiful Zapotec rug on the handloom, naming the design "Estaciones de mi tierra" in Spanish. Because each rug is indiv
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Earthen Sky' (4x6.5) (Mexico)
$409.99

Rich color evokes an earthen sky. Superbly woven geometric shapes are calm and harmonious. Alberto Ruiz Garcia and his wife craft this beautiful Zapotec rug on the handloom, naming the design "Cielo cafe" in Spanish. Because each rug is individually
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Energy of Life' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$127.99

A dazzling Zapotec diamond exudes the vibrant artistry of Mexico's Mario Chavez. Viewed from left to right, each step in the diamond symbolizes a different stage of life beginning with conception. The steps reach a zenith, which is followed by a decr
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Eyes of God' (6.5x10) (Mexico)
$1149.99

The geometric ojo de dios, or "eye of god" covers a vibrant red rug; they point to the four cardinal directions. Working in soft virgin wool, the Ruiz Bazan Family weaves a bold and generous rug. It exemplifies traditional Zapotec textile art. Titled
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Festival' (2x3.5) (Mexico)
$117.99

Woven by hand according to the millennial traditions of the Zapotec people, this elegant rug is the work of Alberto Ruiz and his wife. Diamonds align across bold primary hues in a festive design titled Los colores de mi tierra in Spanish. Because eac
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Festive Glyphs' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$167.99

Mexico's Irene Ruiz selects a festive palette of colors for the design of this Zapotec rug. She uses a variety of natural pigments including cochineal, indigo, seeds and tree bark. Ruiz weaves the wool rug on a traditional pedal loom, masterfully rep
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Fiesta in Monte Alban' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$169.99

Oaxaca's golden sun illuminates the ancient temples of Monte Alban. Wide borders evoke a rich brown. Eliciting intricate motifs from virgin wool, Alberto Ruiz and his wife craft this beautiful Zapotec rug on the handloom. They name the design "Grecas
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Fire of Light' (2x3.5) (Mexico)
$99.99

Lighted candles and diamond stars glow with the legendary art of the Zapotec people. Irene Ruiz dyes the wool with cochineal, the skin of the pomegranate and flowers, among other natural sources, obtaining the intense colors of this rug. She weaves t
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Fire Volcano' (5x2.5) (Mexico)
$129.99

Woven by hand, this dramatic rug evokes Mexico's Fire Volcano in Colima. Delfina Ruiz demonstrates Mexico's Zapotec artistry and her own weaving skills with this minimalist design. Titled Lava in Spanish.
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Fire Walk' (2x3.5) (Mexico)
$79.99

A dancing diamond marks the path for a walk across fire. Glowing like embers, crimson wool hosts the intricate motif. Gregorio Ruiz weaves a beautiful accent rug in the traditional Zapotec style, obtaining the colors with natural dyes. Because each p
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Fish Fiesta' (1.5x6.5) (Mexico)
$119.99

Fish frolic together in a whimsical geometric design. Woven by hand, this contemporary rug displays the intricacy of traditional Zapotec art. Alfredo Ruiz weaves this extraordinary runner by hand of virgin wool. Titled "Coloridos pescados" in Spanish
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Four Diamonds' (1.5x6.5) (Mexico)
$132.99

Golden diamonds dance delightfully across a fiery red background. Gracing a handloomed rug, the intricate motifs allude to ancient Zapotec motifs. Alberto Ruiz and his wife weave a beautiful Zapotec rug of soft virgin wool. They name the design "Cuat
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Gray Sky' (2x3.5) (Mexico)
$84.99

Woven by hand, this elegant rug exalts the natural color of virgin wool. Delfina Ruiz demonstrates Mexico's Zapotec artistry and her own weaving skills with this minimalist design. Titled Cielo gris in Spanish.
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Gray Sky' (5x7.5) (Mexico)
$649.99

Rich color evokes gray sky and warm earth. Superbly woven geometric shapes are calm and harmonious. Alberto Ruiz Garcia and his wife craft this beautiful Zapotec rug on the handloom, naming the design "Cielo gris" in Spanish. Because each rug is indi
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Harmony' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$134.99

Wonderfully intricate, complex patterns in vivid colors come to life on a handloom. Delfina Ruiz demonstrates Mexico's Zapotec artistry and her own weaving skills with this dazzling wool rug. Titled Armonia in Spanish.
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Hourglass' (2x3) (Mexico)
$112.99

Precisely woven of virgin wool, hourglasses in hot hues grace a cool green rug. Black outlines and borders highlight the bold motifs, while natural dyes provide the colors. Alberto Ruiz Garcia and his wife create a beautiful Zapotec rug they name "El
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Indigo Illusions' (2x3.5) (Mexico)
$94.99

Antique images appear on the dark and light blue panels that color this Zapotec wool. Irene Ruiz uses indigo to dye the wool before she weaves the rug on a pedal loom.
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Legacy' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$114.99

Variegated shades of brown and beige mingle in a beautiful hand-loomed rug. By Pedro Mendoza, it is a beautiful example of Zapotec artistry. "I designed this rug for the modern interior. But it has accents with our traditional motifs," he says. The c
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Life in Oaxaca' (2.5x10) (Mexico)
$412.99

Wonderfully intricate, complex patterns in earth colors come to life on a handloom. Delfina Ruiz demonstrates Mexico's Zapotec artistry and her own weaving skills with this dazzling wool rug. Titled Vida en Teotitlan in Spanish.
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Life's Paths' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$132.99

Narrow stripes in rich shades of green represent the paths in life. Woven on a traditional handloom, this accent rug is a beautiful example of Zapotec artistry. "I designed this rug for the modern interior. But it has accents with our traditional mot
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Life's Roads' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$149.99

Narrow stripes in rich shades of red and brown represent the paths in life. Woven on a traditional handloom, this accent rug is a beautiful example of Zapotec artistry. "I designed this rug for the modern interior. But it has accents with our traditi
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Light of the Horizon' (2x3.5) (Mexico)
$99.99

Fiery motifs seem to dance and glow at the edge of the sky, evoking the dramatic beauty of the Mexican sun. Woven by hand, this rug displays the intricacy of traditional Zapotec art. Alfredo Ruiz weaves the extraordinary design of virgin wool, colore
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Magical Copalitilla Waterfall' (2x3.5) (Mexico)
$97.99

Known for its magical beauty, the Copalitilla Waterfall inspires the design of this Zapotec rug. Irene Ruiz uses natural dyes for the palette of rich blue and warm brown hues with red accents. She weaves the wool rug on a traditional loom and finishe
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Maize Harvest' (2x3.5) (Mexico)
$107.99

Woven by hand according to the millennial traditions of the Zapotec people, this elegant rug is the work of Alberto Ruiz and his wife. A corn plant centers a crimson field, while stylized people give thanks for the maize harvest. The original design
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Mexican Meteors' (2x3.5) (Mexico)
$117.99

Bright bands of color host stars that shoot across the sky like meteors. Alberto Ruiz and his wife craft this beautiful Zapotec rug on the handloom, naming the design "Calido montanas y diamantes." Because each rug is individually woven, measurements
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Mexican Sunset' (2x3.5) (Mexico)
$92.99

The sun is an intricate diamond radiating horizontal beams. Mario Chavez depicts the medallions in a handloomed accent rug. A traditional Zapotec textile art, this beautiful piece is woven with a palette of orange, yellow, brown and ochre. Because ea
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Mitla by Starlight' (4x6) (Mexico)
$589.99

Red and blue fretwork encircles a field of deepest navy, imitating the lacy architectural ornamentation of the archeological site at Mitla. Streaks of white lance beams of starlight, evoking the night skies of Mexico. They surround a dramatic geometr
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Mitla Glory' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$144.99

Gregorio Ruiz replicates the historic glyphs of the Mitla pyramid as he weaves this rug on a traditional pedal loom. Ruiz chooses a warm palette of colors including earth tones and reds for a wool rug of Zapotec artistry.
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Mitla' (2x3) (Mexico)
$79.99

Red blazes across rich tones of wine and vermilion, recalling the lacy fretwork that characterizes the archeological site of Mitla. Recreating ancestral motifs, the Ruiz Bazan Family weaves this intricate design on handlooms, using wool obtained from
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Mosaic Paths' (4x6) (Mexico)
$292.99

Mario Chavez weaves together the colors of the earth and the art of the Zapotec people in a design of hypnotic beauty. Proud heir to a family legacy, Chavez works with wool from his own sheep, which he cards and spins before working on a traditional
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Mountain Sun' (4x6.5) (Mexico)
$379.99

The setting sun over the Oaxaca sierra inspires this magnificent rug. Mario Chavez contrasts warm earth tones with green and yellow as he works with naturally tinted wool. Woven on the handloom, this accent rug is an elegant example of Zapotec weavin
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Mountains of Mexico' (2x3.5) (Mexico)
$79.99

Undulating colors weave vibrant energy into this Zapotec rug by Mario Chavez. He preserves a millenary tradition by working with genuine wool that is dyed with natural pigments and woven on a traditional loom.
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Oaxaca Colors' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$159.99

Crimson colors blaze across the handloom as Mario Chavez creates this extraordinary rug. Working in virgin wool, he weaves three colorful sunbursts. Bands of geometric motifs frame them. Titled "Luz protectora" in Spanish. Because each rug is individ
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Oaxaca Dawn' (2.6x5) (Mexico)
$167.99

Alberto Ruiz combines a wonderful palette of colors for the design of this Zapotec rug. Obtained from natural dyes, they include purple, red, orange, green, and yellow. They outline legendary glyphs as Ruiz weaves the rug on a traditional pedal loom.
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Oaxaca Forest' (2.5x5.5) (Mexico)
$165.99

Irene Ruiz conjures a cool green forest in Oaxaca with this beautiful rug design. She weaves virgin wool on the handloom with traditional Zapotec techniques, employing natural dyes derived from native plants. Titled "Bosque zapoteca" in Spanish.
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Oaxaca Homeland' (1.5x7) (Mexico)
$132.99

Oaxaca's warm sun illuminates mountain meadows washed by summer rain. Eliciting intricate motifs from virgin wool, Alberto Ruiz Garcia and his wife craft this beautiful Zapotec rug on the handloom. They name the design "Mi tierra oaxaquena" in Spanis
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Our Traditions' (2x3.5) (Mexico)
$117.99

The colors of fire fill wide stripes with brilliant geometry. Showcased on a smooth expanse of crimson, they bring vitality to a design by Alberto Ruiz. The handloomed rug showcases traditional Zapotec expertise. Titled "Tradiciones zapotecas" in Spa
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Ozomatli Dancing Monkey' (2.5x3.5) (Mexico)
$247.99

Delfina Ruiz is inspired by Pre-Hispanic beliefs for the design of this Zapotec wool rug featuring Ozomatli, a dancing monkey. Day 11 of the Sun Stone or Aztec calendar is dedicated to Ozomatli, associated with dance, art, beauty, and harmony. On tha
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Paths of Life' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$169.99

"I was thinking of the different paths that life can take when I designed this rug," confides Mexico's Irene Ruiz. After dying the wool with natural pigments, she weaves the Zapotec wool rug on a traditional loom.
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Red Diamond Path' (4x6.5) (Mexico)
$464.99

Striking geometric symbols are inspired by ancestral designs seen in ancient temples. Meticulously woven in virgin wool, they grace a colorful crimson rug. Alberto Ruiz Garcia and his wife craft this beautiful Zapotec rug on the handloom, naming the
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Red Maguey' (4x6.5) (Mexico)
$312.99

Inspired by designs hewn in stone, Alberto Ruiz Garcia turns his eyes to the Monte Alban archeological site for this design. The intricate central motif is inspired by the maguey plant that flourishes in the sierra. Bands of fretwork adorn this brill
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Reflections' (2x3.5) (Mexico)
$87.99

Filled with the spirit of Oaxaca, this rug is inspired by the Sierra Madre embracing ancestral diamond motifs. Delfina Ruiz demonstrates Mexico's Zapotec artistry and her own weaving skills with this dramatic design. Created of virgin wool on a tradi
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Reflections' (4x6) (Mexico)
$319.99

Filled with the spirit of Oaxaca, this rug is inspired by the Sierra Madre embracing ancestral diamond motifs. Delfina Ruiz demonstrates Mexico's Zapotec artistry and her own weaving skills with this dramatic design. Created of virgin wool on a tradi
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Road of Life' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$137.99

Shades of copper, brown, tan, green and ochre define mountain paths. Woven on the handloom of naturally tinted wool, this accent rug is an elegant example of Zapotec weaving. Mario Chavez creates the stunning design, named Camino de la vida in Spanis
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Scarlet Paths' (6.5x10) (Mexico)
$997.99

Glyphs of Zapotec origin tell of the region's rich artistry in a design by Mario Chavez. Working with wool, he weaves the rug on a traditional loom in vibrant shades of crimson. Titled "Etapas de la vida" in Spanish. Because each rug is individually
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Scarlet Seashells' (4.5x6.5) (Mexico)
$522.99

Working with rich shades of red, Mario Chavez combines scarlet with rose and crimson. This dazzling handloomed rug invokes the sea with shell motifs inspired by pre-Hispanic art. Concentric crosses complete a modern heirloom. The artisan names the de
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Seashells' (4x6.5) (Mexico)
$522.99

Evoking the ocean with rich shades of blue, Mario Chavez combines the deep hues of the Pacific with the azure of the Mexican Caribbean. This dazzling handloomed rug invokes the sea with shell motifs inspired by pre-Hispanic art. Concentric crosses co
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Sierra Life' (1.5x6.5) (Mexico)
$109.99

Intricate motifs seem to dance and glow against a background of cool moss, evoking the dramatic beauty of the Mexican sierra. Woven by hand, this rug displays the intricacy of traditional Zapotec art. Alfredo Ruiz weaves the extraordinary design of v
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Sixth Sun' (2x3.5) (Mexico)
$67.99

Appearing in pairs, the sun is an intricate diamond radiating horizontal sunbeams. Mario Chavez depicts the medallions in a hand-loomed accent rug. A traditional Zapotec textile art, this beautiful piece is woven with a woolen palette of red, black a
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Spirit of the Scarlet Sun' (2x3.5) (Mexico)
$109.99

Inspired by stars in Oaxaca's night skies, Alfredo Ruiz dreams visions of a scarlet sun. This dazzling accent rug is woven by hand on a traditional loom and takes its brilliant colors from natural dyes. The young artisan demonstrates a mastery of int
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Stargazer' (2x3) (Mexico)
$198.99

Centering a crimson shield, a golden sky hosts twinkling stars. Alberto Ruiz weaves a spectacular design, interpreted in virgin wool. The Zapotec rug is handloomed with Ruiz's own distinctive style. Titled "Destellos Zapotecos" in Spanish. Because ea
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Stars on the Horizon' (3x5) (Mexico)
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Blossoming in pastel hues, stylized flowers announce the arrival of spring. Neatly woven by hand in virgin wool, the elegant motifs grace a traditional Mexican rug. Gregorio Ruiz Lopez works on the handloom to create designs his father taught him, th
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Summer Sun' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$119.99

Splendidly woven by hand, this radiant rug conveys the warmth of the Mexican sun. Mario Chavez works in virgin wool to created intricate geometric motifs. Their symmetry and beauty are astonishing. Titled "Diamante" in Spanish. Because each rug is in
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Sunset Glyphs' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$219.99

Outlined in black, Zapotec glyphs appear under the sunset light in rug a designed by Flavia Ruiz. Once the wool has been dyed with natural pigments, she weaves the rug on a pedal loom, expertly revealing millenary glyphs including stars and rolling w
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Teotitlan Dusk' (2x3) (Mexico)
$77.99

The entire palette of warm colors on this Zapotec rug comes from dye made from the cochineal, living off cacti. Shades include pink, orange, and brown. Irene Ruiz prepares the dyes for the wool prior to weaving the rug on a traditional loom.
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Zapotec wool rug, 'The Colors of My Village' (2x3.5) (Mexico)
$72.99

"I was inspired by the bright colors that are displayed around my village on a feast day," says Mario Chavez. He obtains the vibrant colors form natural dyes before weaving the wool rug on a traditional loom. Chavez incorporates legendary Zapotec mot
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Three Diamonds' (1.5x5) (Mexico)
$117.99

Golden diamonds dance delightfully across a fiery red background. Gracing a handloomed rug, the intricate motifs allude to ancient Zapotec motifs. Alberto Ruiz Garcia and his wife weave a beautiful Zapotec rug of soft virgin wool. They name the desig
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Two Windows' (1.5x3) (Mexico)
$79.99

Glowing in the blue night, stars appear in intricate geometry. Delfina Ruiz demonstrates Mexico's Zapotec artistry and her own weaving skills with this dazzling wool rug. Created of virgin wool on a traditional handloom, the accent rug takes its colo
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Union of Diamonds' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$159.99

Multicolor diamonds glow, mingling and merging in a geometric fiesta. Woven by hand, this rug displays the intricacy of traditional Zapotec art. Alfredo Ruiz weaves the extraordinary design of virgin wool, colored with natural dyes. Titled "Union de
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Universe Star' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$108.99

A deep blue star appears in perfect symmetry to dominate a deep red universe. Woven by hand, it adorns a bold rug by Mario Chavez. He adds blue borders that emulate ancient pyramids and the Sierra Madre mountains. Titled "Estrella del Universo" in Sp
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Warrior Life' (4x6.5) (Mexico)
$437.99

Irene Ruiz designs a spectacular rug to honor the brave lives of Zapotec warriors. Zigzag glyphs exude a sense of energy while the step-like patterns symbolize the journey between life, underworld and heaven. Ruiz prepares colors from natural dyes an
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Windows of Light' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$169.99

Fiery motifs seem to dance and glow, evoking the dramatic beauty of the Mexican sierra. Woven by hand, this rug displays the intricacy of traditional Zapotec art. Alfredo Ruiz weaves the extraordinary design of virgin wool, colored with natural dyes.
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Winter Hills (2x3.5) (Mexico)
$112.99

Bands of multicolor diamonds dance delightfully across an ivory background. Gracing a handloomed rug, the intricate motifs allude to ancient Zapotec motifs. Alberto Ruiz and his wife weave a beautiful Zapotec rug of virgin wool. They name the design
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Women of Oaxaca' (1.5x6.5) (Mexico)
$109.99

Meticulously woven by hand, this Zapotec rug is the work of Irene Ruiz. She depicts four women in long skirts against a vibrant crimson background. The wool takes its colors from natural dyes derived from native plants. Titled "Mujeres de Oaxaca" in
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Zapotec Games' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$189.99

Rocking horses and kites, flutes and reed stars recall the toys once used by Zapotec children. Irene Ruiz is inspired by tradition for the design of this rug. Always favoring bright colors obtained from natural dyes, she weaves the orange wool rug on
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Zapotec wool rug, 'Zapotec Sierra' (4x6) (Mexico)
$329.99

Symbolizing the hills and valleys of the Oaxaca sierra, this fiery red Zapotec rug is woven on a traditional pedal loom. The Ruiz Bazan Family works with virgin wool and natural dyes as they proudly preserve the weaving traditions of their Zapotec he
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Zapotec wool runner, 'Diamond Path' (1.5x6) (Mexico)
$94.99

Diamond shapes in brilliant hues form lines that alternate with stripes. Leading the eye along a colorful highway, they express the vision of the Ruiz Bazan Family. Red, black and rich earth tones form a textured hand-loomed rug that reveals traditio
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Zapotec wool runner, 'Lavish Earth' (2.5 x 10) (Mexico)
$342.99

Lavish colors that recall Earth's warm tones underscore this Zapotec rug by Mario Chavez. It is woven of wool on a traditional loom with shades of blue, red, yellow and green offering harmonious contrasts.
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Zapotec wool runner, 'Star Path' (1.5x3) (Mexico)
$47.99

Glowing in gold and ochre, stylized stars illuminate narrow paths. Gregorio Ruiz Lopez selects the quiet colors of the Sierra Madre in winter for this elegant rug. Woven by hand of virgin wool, it is titled "Jaula de Estrellas" in Spanish. Because ea
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