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Home Decor - Area Rugs Andean Wool Rugs
Artisan Crafted Gifts and Decor From Around the World

These Home Decor - Area Rugs Andean 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.

Prices correct at time of writing - subject to change

Wool rug and covers, 'Wari Star' (6x9) (Peru)

Stylized stars with eight points shine on a bold patchwork by Cerapio Vallejo. A design motif of the ancient Wari culture, it brings pre-Hispanic intrigue to today's interiors. Two generous cushion covers accompany a matching rug; they are design as more...

Wool rug, 'Angelfish' (4x6) (Peru)

Angelfish swim nose to nose in a graceful ballet. Alternating with stylized frogs, they form a colorful composition. Zosimo Laura surrounds them with radiant pools of light, masterfully weaving an intricately beautiful rug. Titled "Peces y ranas" in more...

Wool rug, 'Birds do a Wedding Dance' (2x5.5) (Peru)

Working in rich melon shades, the Curi Brothers depict birds at their wedding. Dazzling diamonds surround the avian couples in precise geometric patterns. Created of hand-loomed wool, the rug is a creation of Peru's talented Curi Brothers. more...

Wool rug, 'Calendar in Color' (4x5.5) (Peru)

The movements of heavenly bodies are depicted in peach, brown and rose as Efrain Curi conjures the Inca calendar. Woven in an intricate tapestry is a solar, or huato, calendar but the months, or quilla, are based on the moon, each requiring economic, more...

Wool rug, 'Calendar Magic' (4x5.5) (Peru)

The movements of heavenly bodies are depicted in brilliant shades of burgundy, rose and brown as Efrain Curi conjures the Inca calendar. Woven in an intricate tapestry is a solar, or huato, calendar but the months, or quilla, are based on the moon, e more...

Wool rug, 'Calendar' (2x3) (Peru)

Icons describe six months, each depicted on a neat geometric grid. Bright colors glow on a warm background of peach and terracotta. Expertly woven by Cerapio Vallejo, this elegant rug interprets Inca cosmogony. Titled "Calendario Inca" in Spanish. more...

Wool rug, 'Coca Leaf' (2x5) (Peru)

Regarded as magical by many Andean communities, coca leaves blossom on the wool fields of this rug. The coca leaf has had an important role in Inca and Andean life. Regarded as sacred, it is used for its anesthetic and energizing effects. Zosimo Laur more...

Wool rug, 'Colors' (6x9) (Peru)

With linear forms, Cerapio Vallejo depicts stylized shapes in a diversity of colors. The harmonious composition graces a rug of singular beauty, crafted of natural fibers on the Andean handloom. Titled "Colores" in Spanish. more...

Wool rug, 'Cubic Illusion' (2x5.5) (Peru)

Conjuring building blocks with geometric motifs, the Curi Brothers create a beautiful optical illusion. Melon, cream, orange and ginger come to life on a black background. The talented artisans work on a traditional Andean handloom. more...

Wool rug, 'Dazzling Stars' (6x8.5) (Peru)

Stars twinkle in a dark ochre sky, each one shining with dazzling color. Sunbursts flank the central motifs, and concentric diamonds point to the four cardinal directions. Expertly hand-woven by Cerapio Vallejo, this generous accent rug will be a foc more...

Wool rug, 'Diamonds' (2x2.5) (Peru)

David Laura Zanabria creates a colorful rug with splendid symmetry. His design motifs are inspired by the Wari culture that pre-dates the Inca civilization. Masterfully recreating its precise geometric patterns, he transforms virgin wool into a hand- more...

Wool rug, 'Father Sun' (2x2.5) (Peru)

Lancing glowing rays from a darkened universe, Tayta Inti ("Father Sun" in Quechua) appears in a hand-loomed rug. Zosimo Laura creates this dramatic piece in the traditional style of Ayacucho. A superb example of Andean textile art, it features the s more...

Wool rug, 'Fiery Hills' (2x2.5) (Peru)

Fiery hills arise from deep green meadows in a beautifully stylized design. By David Laura Zanabria, this hand-loomed accent rug takes its influence from the Wari culture. Its precise geometry and brilliant color make it a focal point in any setting. more...

Wool rug, 'Floral Bud' (6x8) (Peru)

Abstract line defines a bouquet of tulips in a rug with contemporary flair. Inherited by the Inca, this textile expertise originated among the ancient Wari culture of Peru. Cerapio Vallejo continues his heritage of hand-weaving, achieving the rich co more...

Wool rug, 'Hummingbird' (6x9.5) (Peru)

Geometric hummingbirds hover on fields of sunny color. Working in the style of the Nazca plains, Cerapio Vallejo creates his own interpretation of the renowned geoglyphs. He weaves the precise lines on a traditional handloom, and finishes the starkly more...

Wool rug, 'Hummingbirds' (2x2.5) (Peru)

Darting through the summer air or hovering on whirring wings, hummingbirds feed in an abstract garden. Peru's David Laura Zanabria demonstrates his artistic mastery with this spectacular hand-woven accent rug. Titled "Coliflor" in Spanish. more...

Wool rug, 'Inca Cross' (2x2.5) (Peru)

Precisely woven of virgin wool, the Andean cross was a sacred emblem for the Inca. Zosimo Laura combines brilliant colors for this beautiful scatter rug. It is edged with hand-tied fringe. Titled "Cruz Inca" in Spanish. more...

Wool rug, 'Jigsaw Puzzle' (2x3) (Peru)

A slender beam of white light centers this radiant accent rug by Efrain Curi. Gradually shading toward ochre, rust and brown, it is meticulously created on the Andean handloom. Curi uses the kilim, or "slit" technique. The different yarns are not dov more...

Wool rug, 'Kitty Cat Calendar' (2x5.5) (Peru)

The Curi Brothers emulate the intricate motifs in the Inca calendar. Playful kittens make themselves present, perhaps programming playtime and catnaps. Created of hand-loomed wool, the rug is woven on a traditional Andean loom. more...

Wool rug, 'Labyrinths of Fire' (6x8.5) (Peru)

Cerapio Vallejo weaves a tantalizing labyrinth that invites the viewer into a journey through history. Inspired by Peru's Wari art, the rug reveals its characteristic logic, structure and stylized geometry. A fiery palette of virgin wool is transform more...

Wool rug, 'Masks' (2x3) (Peru)

Warm fields of color reveal ancient masks in abstract shapes. Working in virgin wool, Zosimo Laura weaves an exquisite rug with intricate patterns. He uses the warm hues favored by the Inca. Titled "Composición de máscaras" in Spanish. more...

Wool rug, 'Matrimony' (4x6) (Peru)

Cerapio Vallejo creates this fabulous Ayacucho-style rug in sheep wool. This ancient craft has existed for centuries, having been passed down to the Incas after originating among the ancient Wari culture of Peru. Vallejo's technique is called kilin, more...

Wool rug, 'Nazca Art Mystery' (4x5.5) (Peru)

Zosimo Laura reveals mystical lines and patterns in a rug of woven magnificence. Laura finds inspiration in Peru's legendary Nazca lines. He weaves the rug from wool and trims it with cotton as he masters Ayacucho's textile traditions. Titled "Compos more...

Wool rug, 'Pastel Calendar' (6x8) (Peru)

This breathtaking Ayacucho wool rug comes from Cerapio Vallejo. This amazing craft has been around for centuries in the state of Ayacucho, having been passed down to the Incas after originating among the ancient Wari culture of Peru. Vallejo's techni more...

Wool rug, 'Red Radiance' (4x5) (Peru)

Haloed in golden ochre, intricate diamonds are radiant in varying tones of red. Efrain Curi creates the bold motifs in virgin wool. This meticulously handwoven rug features traditional Andean motifs. Titled "Centellas" in Spanish. more...

Wool rug, 'Red Star' (2x3) (Peru)

Woven by hand, this colorful accent rug depicts a radiant diamond that glows with crimson color. Cerapio Vallejo weaves a design of precise geometry and intricate beauty. Titled "Estrella" in Quechua. more...

Wool rug, 'Scenes of My Village' (4x5) (Peru)

Vivid colors alternate in the captivating quadrants of this composition, as Cerapio Vallejo handcrafts a unique representation of his village, where birds and butterflies infuse the scenery with lithe joy. The animated motifs densely populate diamond more...

Wool rug, 'Sky Cross' (6x7.5) (Peru)

The colors of the dawn sky meet verdant mountains, conjured in a handloomed rug. Forming glowing crosses, the radiant motifs alternate in bands of dark and light tones along the length of the design. Zosimo Laura demonstrates an absolute mastery of h more...

Wool rug, 'Spirit Presence' (2x2.5) (Peru)

Hands reach out in a gesture of help and solidarity while ghostly faces look on. Woven by hand in rich earth colors, this rug depicts the spirits of the Andes. David Laura Zanabria transforms virgin wool into a stunning accent rug. Titled "Manos del more...

Wool rug, 'Sun Portal' (4x5) (Peru)

The colors of mountains and meadows inspire this handsome rug. In the center, Zosimo Laura depicts a window that opens onto fields of light. Woven by hand of virgin wool, it is a modern interpretation of an ancient Andean art. Titled "Portada sol y s more...

Wool rug, 'Sunset Toucans' (4x5) (Peru)

Flying in diagonal formation, toucans from the Peruvian rain forest appear in handloomed wool. Zosimo Laura creates an intricate optical illusion in warm colors. He works in soft virgin wool on a cotton weft, and finishes the bold design with fringe. more...

Wool rug, 'Sunset' (4x6) (Peru)

Cerapio Vallejo depicts row after row of mountains in tribute to his Andean homeland. Vallejo's preferred weaving technique, called kilin, is characterized by the uses of small, straight stitches. Although extra fabric and 15 days of hard work are re more...

Wool rug, 'Water Birds' (2x3) (Peru)

Bodies intertwined in an optical illusion, stylized birds cover this exquisite rug. Efrain Curi weaves a masterpiece in virgin wool. Warm colors bring the stately waterfowl to life. Titled "Marcha de garzas" in Spanish. more...

Wool runner rug, 'Mystical Constellations' (2x10) (Peru)

Symmetrical patterns appear like mystical constellations in a runner rug designed by Peru’s Zosimo Laura. Underscored by black, the vibrant composition is woven on a wool rug that is finished with a hand-tied fringe. more...

Wool runner, 'Andean Magic' (2x5) (Peru)

Melding from warm to cool, glowing colors form motifs from the pre-Hispanic past. Zosimo Laura arranges them in harmonious bands of soft wool. Precisely woven on the handloom, they form a dramatic rug of extraordinary beauty. Titled "Manto Andino" in more...

Wool runner, 'Magical Stairway' (2x5) (Peru)

Efrain Curi weaves a spell of beauty, conjuring an optical illusion in handloomed wool. This beautiful rug depicts a stairway, each step covered with magical creatures and geometric symbols. Blue predominates, unifying the collection of shapes and co more...

Wool runner, 'Rainbow Cascade' (2x10) (Peru)

Falling in diagonal cascades, rainbow colors ripple across a cool cream runner. Zosimo Laura weaves the delightful design in sherbet pastels, evoking sunlight, falling water and butterflies. This exquisite handloomed rug is created on a traditional A more...

Wool runner, 'Spring Buds' (2x5.5) (Peru)

Abstract line defines a bouquet of tulips in a rug with contemporary flair. Inherited by the Inca, this textile expertise originated among the ancient Wari culture of Peru. Cerapio Vallejo continues his heritage of hand-weaving, achieving the rich co more...

Wool runner, 'Starry Hills' (1x5) (Peru)

With bold, rich earth tones, Cerapio Vallejo transmits a vision of the past. This rug is woven in the Ayacucho style, where geometric motifs are incorporated into compelling patterns. Woven on the handloom, the wool runner is a beautiful tribute to I more...

Wool runner, 'Sun Tulips' (2x7) (Peru)

Welcoming the first blush of spring, delicate "tulips" wake slowly from their cold winter sleep. Their tiny buds squint and extend towards the sky, still reluctant to welcome the full force of the insistent sun. Infused with new growth and beginnings more...

Wool runner, 'Yellow Iris' (2x10) (Peru)

Yellow irises sprout amid emerald foliage. Working in pastels colors, Efrain Curi weaves a trio of brilliant bouquets. He tints the soft wool with selected dyes and creates this elegant rug on the handloom. Titled "Candelabros de flores" in Spanish. more...

Wool tapestry, 'Night Owls' (Peru)

Stylized owls join one another on a colorful runner, each portrayed as a unique individual. Zosimo Laura sets the wide-eyed birds on a midnight background. Reflecting the diversity of Andean flora, they also demonstrate the artisan's keen powers of o more...



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