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

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.

Prices correct at time of writing - subject to change


Wool rug, 'Hypnotic Cacti' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$189.99

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. more...


Wool rug, 'Zapotec Window' (2x3) (Mexico)
$74.99

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 pedal loom with threads previously dyed with natural colorants. more...


Zapotec rug, 'Diamonds at Dusk' (6x10) (Mexico)
$1082.99

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 more...


Zapotec rug, 'Glowing Embers' (2.5x6.5) (Mexico)
$184.99

Glowing colors from natural dyes conjure the embers of a campfire in the sierra. This delightful rug by Gregorio Ruiz features intricate geometric designs. Masterfully woven by hand of soft virgin wool, it is a superb example of Zapotec weaving. Beca more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'A Thousand Stars' (4x6.5) (Mexico)
$454.99

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 more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Ancient Ones' (2.5x10) (Mexico)
$352.99

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 more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'August Sun' (2x3.5) (Mexico)
$82.99

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 "Estrella de la mañana" in Spanish. Because more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Autumn Leaves' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$229.99

Like falling leaves, starbursts in autumn tones cover a dazzling rug. Woven by hand according to the millennial traditions of the Zapotec people, this modern design is the work of Alberto Ruiz and his wife. The elegant rug is titled "Otoñal" in Span more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Birds and Corn' (2x3.5) (Mexico)
$99.99

Maize is the staff of life in Mesoamerica, and Mario Chavez depicts a flourishing corn plant as a motive for joy. Bright birds perch amid the verdant foliage to sing of the harvest to come. Woven on the handloom with naturally tinted wool, this accen more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Birds of Mexico' (2x3.5) (Mexico)
$97.99

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 more...


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 more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Blue Agave' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$267.99

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 more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Bright Star' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$177.99

Bright in a scarlet sky, a dazzling star is haloed in color. Delfina Ruiz weaves traditional Zapotec motifs, inspired by the beauty of the Oaxacan countryside. Bands of green border the handloomed accent rug. Titled Gran rombo in Spanish. more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Candles' (4x6.5) (Mexico)
$382.99

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. more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Center Cross' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$207.99

Fiery 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, centered with a cross. Alfredo Ruiz weaves the extrao more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Center Cross' (4x6.5) (Mexico)
$549.99

Fiery 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, and is centered with a cross. Alfredo Ruiz weaves the more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Center of the Universe' (4x6) (Mexico)
$339.99

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 more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Cinnamon Glyphs' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$204.99

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. more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Color Celebration' (5.5x8.5) (Mexico)
$852.99

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 more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Confetti Stripes' (4x6) (Mexico)
$369.99

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 more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Copper Arrow' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$197.99

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 more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Cycle of Life' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$214.99

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 more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Daybreak in the Sierra' (2x3.5) (Mexico)
$89.99

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 more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Diamond Stars' (2x3.5) (Mexico)
$107.99

The Ruiz Family selects a traditional motif for this handsome rug. Working in naturally dyed wool woven on the handloom, they set starbursts on fields of deep gold. It is a superb example of Zapotec art. Titled "Diamantes" in Spanish. Because each ru more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Eagle Wings' (2x3.5) (Mexico)
$87.99

"For me, this design is inspiring. To see how the eagle takes flight teaches us that every day something new happens, and we must fly as though each day was our last flight," Pedro Mendoza says. Woven by hand on a traditional loom, geometric motifs e more...


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. more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Earth Seasons' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$204.99

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 more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Earth's Splendor' (4x7) (Mexico)
$397.99

Shading from coffee and tan to ochre and gold, earth tones reveal their innate splendor in this exquisite rug. Sunlight plays across the design while clouds cast blue shadows in an elegant handloomed masterpiece. Gregorio Ruiz takes his inspiration f more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Earthen Sky' (4x6.5) (Mexico)
$417.99

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 more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Emerald Stars' (2x3.5) (Mexico)
$87.99

Geometric shapes lance rays of light in a firmament of emerald green. "My inspiration comes from the icons on the walls of the Catholic church in my hometown. At the same time, the motifs represent stars," Pedro Mendoza says. Woven by hand on a tradi more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Energy of Life' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$142.99

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 more...


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 more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Feast in Monte Alban' (2x6.5) (Mexico)
$174.99

Irene Ruiz selects a vibrant palette of colors for the design of this festive Zapotec rug. She uses a variety of natural pigments to achieve such rich hues that highlight the legendary glyphs of Monte Alban, in Oaxaca. more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Festival' (2x3.5) (Mexico)
$94.99

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 more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Festive Glyphs' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$162.99

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 more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Fiesta in Monte Alban' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$194.99

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 more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Fiesta of Colors' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$249.99

Intricate starbursts fill this hand-loomed rug with festive color. Working in virgin wool, the Ruiz Family creates the motifs with deep rich hues from natural dyes. This exquisite accent rug is a superb example of Zapotec art. Titled "Fiesta de color more...


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 more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Fire Volcano' (5x2.5) (Mexico)
$119.99

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. more...


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 more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Fish Stories' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$169.99

Gregorio Ruiz Lopez tells tall tales about the one that got away in this colorful rug. Handloomed of soft virgin wool, the original design combines modern motifs with traditional weaving techniques. Titled "Peces Multicolor" in Spanish. Because each more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Forest Paths' (1x3) (Mexico)
$57.99

Diamond shapes in brilliant hues alternate with stripes. Leading the eye along a colorful forest path, they express the vision of the Ruiz Bazan Family. Red, black and rich earth tones form a hand-loomed rug that reveals traditional Zapotec motifs. T more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Forest Sun' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$159.99

The sun is an intricate diamond radiating horizontal sunbeams as it rises over field and forest. Mario Chavez depicts three medallions in a hand-loomed accent rug. A traditional Zapotec textile art, this beautiful piece is woven with a palette of yel more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Four Diamonds' (1.5x6.5) (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 and his wife weave a beautiful Zapotec rug of soft virgin wool. They name the design "Cuat more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Glorious' (2.5x10) (Mexico)
$487.99

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 Rombos y velas in Spanish. more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Gray Sky' (2x3.5) (Mexico)
$77.99

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. more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Gray Sky' (5x7.5) (Mexico)
$742.99

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 more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Harmony' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$117.99

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. more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Hourglass' (2x3) (Mexico)
$94.99

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 more...


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. more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'It's a Colorful Life' (2x3.5) (Mexico)
$87.99

Flavia Ruiz works with natural dyes to obtain the rich palette of colors on this festive rug. She weaves the Zapotec wool rug on a pedal loom in shades of red, orange, blue, green and yellow. more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Leaves of Corn' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$214.99

Woven by hand on a traditional loom, geometric motifs evoke leaves of corn. Maize was the staff of life for Mexico's pre-Hispanic cultures and is basic to today's cuisine. Pedro Mendoza tints virgin wool with natural dyes to create this exquisite acc more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Legacy' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$129.99

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 more...


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. more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Life's Paths' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$149.99

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 more...


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 more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Light of the Horizon' (2x3.5) (Mexico)
$112.99

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 more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Magical Copalitilla Waterfall' (2x3.5) (Mexico)
$99.99

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 more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Maize Harvest' (2x3.5) (Mexico)
$89.99

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 more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Mexican Chrysanthemum' (2x3.5) (Mexico)
$89.99

Irene Ruiz works in rich earth colors, evoking bronze chrysanthemums. She weaves virgin wool on the handloom with traditional Zapotec techniques, employing natural dyes derived from native plants. Titled "Tierra oaxaqueña" in Spanish. more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Mexican Meteors' (2x3.5) (Mexico)
$94.99

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 montañas y diamantes." Because each rug is individually woven, measurement more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Mexican Sunset' (2x3.5) (Mexico)
$94.99

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 more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Milpa at Night' (2x3.5) (Mexico)
$99.99

Maize is the staff of life in Mesoamerica, and Mario Chavez depicts a flourishing corn plant in a nocturnal milpa, or corn field. Bright birds perch amid the verdant foliage to sing of the harvest to come. Woven on the handloom of naturally tinted wo more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Mitla Butterflies' (6.5x10) (Mexico)
$1159.99

Sizzling colors blaze across the handloom as Mario Chavez creates this extraordinary rug. Working in virgin wool, he weaves colorful bands of bright geometric motifs. They frame rows of "god's eye" diamonds that point to the four cardinal directions. more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Mitla by Starlight' (4x6) (Mexico)
$539.99

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 more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Mitla in Colors' (2x3.5) (Mexico)
$112.99

Red blazes across rich tones of gold, blue and brown, recalling the lacy fretwork that characterizes the archeological site of Mitla. Recreating ancestral motifs, Pedro Mendoza weaves this intricate design on the handloom, using wool obtained from lo more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Mountain Paths' (2x3.5) (Mexico)
$87.99

Shades of deep red, brown, tan, black 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 Viaje a los senderos in S more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Mountains of Mexico' (2x3.5) (Mexico)
$89.99

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. more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'My Oaxaca' (2x3) (Mexico)
$109.99

Irene Ruiz designs a rug of captivating artistry in honor of Oaxaca, home to her Zapotec ancestors. She uses a warm palette of colors which she obtains from natural dyes. Diamonds and star-like patterns are inspired by Zapotec artistry as Ruiz weaves more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Mythic Sun' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$124.99

The Zapotec sun lures with its mystical presence, it's star-like diamond shape a symbol of nature's dual essence. Mario Chavez replicates this legendary symbol of Zapotec belief and art in a hand-loomed wool rug featuring natural dyes. Size and color more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'New Traditions' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$142.99

The design of this rug bears traditional Zapotec patterns in novel, modern colors. "I wanted to weave this rug in this way, as an original gift," confides Mario Chavez. He looms the rug of natural wool featuring a cross at the center surrounded by re more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Night Sky' (1.5x5) (Mexico)
$77.99

Ornate golden stars shine in a sky of deepest navy blue, evoking night's splendor in the sierra. The Ruiz Bazan family weaves a traditional Zapotec rug on the handloom. The soft woolen threads are tinted with dyes derived from nature. Titled "Lluvia more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Oaxaca Homeland' (1.5x7) (Mexico)
$117.99

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 oaxaqueña" in Spani more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Oaxaca Vision' (2x3) (Mexico)
$87.99

In keeping with her precious family tradition, Flavia Ruiz designs a splendid rug to honor her Zapotec ancestors. She obtains the ochre, red, and green hues from natural dyes and weaves the virgin wool rug on a traditional pedal loom, expertly shapin more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Orchid Stars' (2.5x10) (Mexico)
$449.99

Intricate diamonds evoke dazzling stars, created with Zapotec artistry. Working with wool, Mario Chavez weaves the rug on a traditional loom in vibrant shades of purple. Titled "Nueve diamantes" in Spanish. Because each rug is individually woven, mea more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Our Traditions' (2x3.5) (Mexico)
$109.99

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 more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Ozomatli Dancing Monkey' (2.5x3.5) (Mexico)
$279.99

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 more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Paths of Life' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$194.99

"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. more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Phases of the Sky' (6.5x10) (Mexico)
$1159.99

Sun colors blaze across the handloom as Mario Chavez creates this extraordinary rug. Working in virgin wool, he weaves colorful medallions in red, yellow and brown. Bands of geometric motifs frame them as they glow on an elegant rug. Titled "Tierra s more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Quiet Sunrise' (5x7) (Mexico)
$727.99

Golden sunlight peeks from the blue horizon, tinting clouds with a scarlet blush. Working in soft virgin wool, the Ruiz Bazan Family evokes the Mexican sierra at dawn. The elegant rug exemplifies traditional Zapotec textile art. They name this design more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Red Diamond Path' (4x6.5) (Mexico)
$529.99

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 more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Red Maguey' (4x6.5) (Mexico)
$339.99

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 more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Reflections' (2x3.5) (Mexico)
$72.99

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 more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Reflections' (4x6) (Mexico)
$322.99

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 more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Road of Life' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$154.99

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 more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Scarlet Paths' (6.5x10) (Mexico)
$1139.99

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 more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Scarlet Seashells' (4.5x6.5) (Mexico)
$599.99

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 more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Seashells' (4x6.5) (Mexico)
$599.99

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 more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Sierra Life' (1.5x6.5) (Mexico)
$124.99

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 more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Sierra Meadows' (2x3.5) (Mexico)
$119.99

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 more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Six Suns' (2x3.5) (Mexico)
$74.99

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 more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Six Suns' (2x3.5) (Mexico)
$69.99

Six suns shine bright over Oaxaca skies bringing a message of Zapotec mysticism. Each sun represents the duality of nature and the interaction between thought and spirit. Mario Chavez honors his Zapotec heritage with a colorful hand-loomed wool rug i more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Spider Sun' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$157.99

Tenuous morning sunbeams reach outward in an abstract design by Gregorio Ruiz. Woven by hand according to the millennial traditions of the Zapotec people, this bold area rug is titled "Araña" in Spanish. Because each rug is individually woven, measu more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Spirit Vision' (4x6.5) (Mexico)
$549.99

Inspired by stars in Oaxaca's clear skies, Alfredo Ruiz dreams of spirit visions. This dazzling rug is woven by hand on a traditional loom and takes its brilliant colors from natural dyes. The young artisan demonstrates a mastery of intricate Zapotec more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Star Twins' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$157.99

Bright in a sky of brown and scarlet, dazzling stars are haloed in color. Glowing red dissolves into orange and gold, burning like Mexican fire opals. Delfina Ruiz weaves traditional Zapotec motifs, inspired by the beauty of the Oaxacan countryside. more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Starfish' (2x3.5) (Mexico)
$87.99

Irene Ruiz conjures the blue Pacific off the coast of Oaxaca where colorful starfish play. She weaves virgin wool on the handloom with traditional Zapotec techniques, employing natural dyes derived from native plants. Titled "Estelar" in Spanish. more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Stars on the Horizon' (3x5) (Mexico)
Now $146.69 - retail $162.99

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 more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Summer Meadow' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$149.99

Summer rains transform Oaxaca's meadows into green carpets studded with wildflowers. Recreating the sensation in hand-loomed wool, Alberto Ruiz creates an extraordinary accent rug. The bright colors come from natural dyes and the detail is amazing. R more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Summer Sun' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$132.99

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 more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Summer's Day' (4.5x7) (Mexico)
$439.99

"I made this design thinking of the North and South poles, where for six months there is no daylight at all!," exclaims in wonder Mario Chavez. Working with wool and natural dyes, he weaves a rug that is rich in Zapotec artistry. The use of natural d more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Teotitlan Dusk' (2x3) (Mexico)
$79.99

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. more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'The Colors of My Village' (2x3.5) (Mexico)
$82.99

"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 more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Three Diamonds' (1.5x5) (Mexico)
$99.99

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 more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Union of Diamonds' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$179.99

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 more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Valley of Light' (2x3.5) (Mexico)
$94.99

Lighted candles and diamond stars glow with the legendary art of the Zapotec people. Irene Ruiz dyes the wool with natural pigments, obtaining the intense colors of this rug. She weaves the rug on a traditional pedal loom. more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Warm Sierra' (2x3.5) (Mexico)
$69.99

Fiery sunbursts on warm brown wool illuminate the rugged Oaxaca sierra. Its bold color and meticulously woven motifs make this accent rug a focal point in any setting. Working in hand-loomed wool, the Ruiz Bazan Family creates an heirloom piece. Titl more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Windows of Light' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$192.99

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. more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Wings at Mitla' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$149.99

The glorious colors of sunrise distinguish this superbly woven rug by Pedro Mendoza. Recreating ancestral motifs, he weaves this intricate design on the handloom, using wool tinted with natural dyes. "The geometric patterns are inspired by the archeo more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Winter Hills (2x3.5) (Mexico)
$94.99

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 more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Winter's Day' (4x7) (Mexico)
$437.99

"I made this design thinking of the North and South poles, where for six months there is no daylight at all!," exclaims in wonder Mario Chavez. Working with wool and natural dyes, he weaves a rug that is rich in Zapotec artistry. The use of natural d more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Zapotec Fantasy' (2x3) (Mexico)
$99.99

Mexico's Irene Ruiz mixes a fantasy of color and Zapotec artistry for the design of this rug. Working with virgin wool and natural dyes, Ruiz weaves the wool rug on a traditional loom and finishes the fringe by hand. more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Zapotec Sierra' (4x6) (Mexico)
$374.99

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 more...


Zapotec wool runner rug, 'Fertile Sierra' (2x7) (Mexico)
$167.99

The fertile Oaxaca sierra inspires the design of this runner by Gregorio Ruiz. His palette of colors comes from natural dyes as he replicates the glyphs on millenary Zapotec architecture. Ruiz weaves the runner rug on a traditional pedal loom. more...


Zapotec wool runner, 'Cloudy Sky'(1.5x3) (Mexico)
$49.99

The soft beauty of billowing clouds distinguishes this exceptional Zapotec runner. Warmed by the red sun and crossed by lightning, the motifs are mirrored in a symmetrical pattern. Gregorio Ruiz Lopez demonstrates his expertise in a handloomed rug ti more...


Zapotec wool runner, 'Diamond Path' (1.5x6) (Mexico)
$107.99

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 more...


Zapotec wool runner, 'Diamond Path' (medium) (Mexico)
$67.99

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 more...


Zapotec wool runner, 'Star Path' (1.5x3) (Mexico)
$49.99

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 more...


Zapotec wool runner, 'Zapotec Heritage in Brown' (1.5x6) (Mexico)
$99.99

Gregorio Ruiz selects a fiery palette of colors for the design of this Zapotec rug. He combines natural and industrial dyes to obtain rich shades of brown and green. Working on a traditional pedal loom, Ruiz preserves the traditional artistry of his more...

 

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