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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)
$192.99

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 Passion' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$159.99

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. 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, 'Glowing Embers' (2.5x6.5) (Mexico)
$187.99

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. Bec more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'A Thousand Stars' (4x6.5) (Mexico)
$459.99

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

Splendidly woven by hand, this radiant rug conveys the warmth of the Mexican sun. Mario Chávez works in virgin wool to created intricate geometric motifs. Their symmetry and beauty are astonishing. Titled "Estrella de la mañana" in Spanish. Becau 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 Chávez 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 acce 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 Spanis more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Blue Agave' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$269.99

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 García and his wife more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Candles' (4x6.5) (Mexico)
$387.99

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)
$554.99

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)
$344.99

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, 'Color Celebration' (5.5x8.5) (Mexico)
$862.99

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)
$374.99

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)
$199.99

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, 'Crimson Sun' (2x3.5) (Mexico)
$82.99

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 warm earth tones obtained from walnut. He finishes the fringe by hand. Titled "Luz protectora" in S more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Cycle of Life' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$217.99

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, 'Earth Seasons' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$207.99

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 indi more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Earthen Sky' (4x6.5) (Mexico)
$419.99

Rich color evokes an earthen sky. Superbly woven geometric shapes are calm and harmonious. Alberto Ruiz García and his wife craft this beautiful Zapotec rug on the handloom, naming the design "Cielo café" in Spanish. Because each rug is individual more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Emerald Stars' (2x3.5) (Mexico)
$89.99

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)
$144.99

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. Title 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, 'Festive Glyphs' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$164.99

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)
$197.99

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, 'Fire Volcano' (5x2.5) (Mexico)
$122.99

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, 'Fire Walk' (2x3.5) (Mexico)
$89.99

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 more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Fish Fiesta' (1.5x6.5) (Mexico)
$122.99

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, 'Forest Sun' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$159.99

The sun is an intricate diamond radiating horizontal sunbeams as it rises over field and forest. Mario Chávez depicts three medallions in a hand-loomed accent rug. A traditional Zapotec textile art, this beautiful piece is woven with a palette of ye 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)
$489.99

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)
$749.99

Rich color evokes gray sky and warm earth. Superbly woven geometric shapes are calm and harmonious. Alberto Ruiz García and his wife craft this beautiful Zapotec rug on the handloom, naming the design "Cielo gris" in Spanish. Because each rug is in more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Green Diamond Diversity' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$164.99

Dancing on bands of aqua, intricate diamonds discover a diversity of colors. Gregorio Ruiz Lopez weaves a delightful rug, exploring unexpected combinations in an orderly design. Oaxaca's green meadows are present in the borders. Lopez names this piec more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Harmony' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$119.99

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 Armonía in Spanish. more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Hourglass' (2x3) (Mexico)
$97.99

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 García and his wife create a beautiful Zapotec rug they name "E more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Indigo Illusions' (2x3.5) (Mexico)
$97.99

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, 'Leaves of Corn' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$217.99

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, 'Life's Paths' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$152.99

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)
$152.99

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, 'Mexican Chrysanthemum' (2x3.5) (Mexico)
$94.99

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 Sunset' (2x3.5) (Mexico)
$97.99

The sun is an intricate diamond radiating horizontal beams. Mario Chávez 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 more...


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

Maize is the staff of life in Mesoamerica, and Mario Chávez 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 w more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Mitla Butterflies' (6.5x10) (Mexico)
$1172.99

Sizzling colors blaze across the handloom as Mario Chávez 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, 'Mosaic Paths' (4x6) (Mexico)
$337.99

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 more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Mountain Paths' (2x3.5) (Mexico)
$89.99

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 Chávez creates the stunning design, named Viaje a los senderos in more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Mountain Sun' (4x6.5) (Mexico)
$439.99

The setting sun over the Oaxaca sierra inspires this magnificent rug. Mario Chávez 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 weavi more...


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

Undulating colors weave vibrant energy into this Zapotec rug by Mario Chávez. 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, 'Mythic Sun' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$127.99

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


Zapotec wool rug, 'New Traditions' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$144.99

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 Chávez. He looms the rug of natural wool featuring a cross at the center surrounded by r 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 Colors' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$162.99

Crimson colors blaze across the handloom as Mario Chávez 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 indi more...


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. more...


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. 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 García and his wife craft this beautiful Zapotec rug on the handloom. They name the design "Mi tierra oaxaqueña" in Span more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Oaxaca Symmetry' (5x7.5) (Mexico)
$734.99

Mexico's Ruiz Bazan Family creates the modern design of this rug inspired by the legendary art of the Zapotec people. Featuring hypnotic geometry, patterns emerge as the Ruiz Bazan Family weaves the rug on a traditional pedal loom. They work with vir 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, '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 Sp more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Ozomatli Dancing Monkey' (2.5x3.5) (Mexico)
$284.99

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, 'Path of Fire' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$164.99

Glowing like embers, this rug depicts the traditional Zapotec diamond motif. Cool paths of blue lead across the fiery fields. Woven on the handloom, this rug exemplifies the craftsmanship of the Ruiz Bazán Family. The artisans use virgin wool to cre more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Paths of Life' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$197.99

"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, 'Pattern in Black' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$99.99

With this rug, the Ruiz Bazan Family demonstrates to the world the unique feel that can be achieved when time-honored technique and modern, innovative designs find their perfect blend. Hand-woven on the loom from the finest virgin wool and colored wi more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Phases of the Sky' (2.5x10) (Mexico)
$479.99

Sun colors blaze across the handloom as Mario Chávez creates this extraordinary rug. Working in virgin wool, he weaves colorful medallions in yellow and orange. Bands of geometric motifs frame them as they glow on an elegant runner. Titled "Fases d more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Phases of the Sky' (6.5x10) (Mexico)
$1169.99

Sun colors blaze across the handloom as Mario Chávez 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 more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Quiet Sunrise' (5x7) (Mexico)
$734.99

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)
$537.99

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 García and his wife craft this beautiful Zapotec rug on the handloom, naming the more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Red Maguey' (4x6.5) (Mexico)
$342.99

Inspired by designs hewn in stone, Alberto Ruiz García turns his eyes to the Monte Albán 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 bri 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)
$327.99

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, 'Scarlet Paths' (6.5x10) (Mexico)
$1152.99

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 individuall more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Sierra Life' (1.5x6.5) (Mexico)
$127.99

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 Chávez 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 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 Chávez honors his Zapotec heritage with a colorful hand-loomed wool rug more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Spider Sun' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$174.99

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. The rug features complementary shades or terr more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Spirit Vision' (4x6.5) (Mexico)
$554.99

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)
$159.99

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, 'Stargazer' (2x3) (Mexico)
$61.99

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 more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Stars on the Horizon' (3x5) (Mexico)
Now $148.49 - retail $164.99

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, 'Stellar Magnificence' (4x7) (Mexico)
$472.99

Selecting bright colors to underscore dynamic patterns, Mario Chávez creates a rug of vibrant artistry. He is inspired by the legendary art of Oaxaca’s Zapotec people, evoking stars and arrows as he weaves the rug on a traditional pedal loom. Colo more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Summer Meadow' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$152.99

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)
$134.99

Splendidly woven by hand, this radiant rug conveys the warmth of the Mexican sun. Mario Chávez works in virgin wool to created intricate geometric motifs. Their symmetry and beauty are astonishing. Titled "Diamante" in Spanish. Because each rug is 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 Chávez. He obtains the vibrant colors form natural dyes before weaving the wool rug on a traditional loom. Chávez incorporates legendary Zapotec m more...


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 more...


Zapotec wool rug, 'Union of Diamonds' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$182.99

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 "Unión d more...


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

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, 'Windows of Light' (2.5x5) (Mexico)
$194.99

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)
$152.99

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's Day' (4x7) (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, '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 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 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)
$52.99

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)
$109.99

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 Bazán Family. Red, black and rich earth tones form a textured hand-loomed rug that reveals traditi more...


Zapotec wool runner, 'Lavish Earth' (2.5 x 10) (Mexico)
$397.99

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. more...


Zapotec wool runner, 'Star Path' (1.5x3) (Mexico)
$52.99

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 e more...

 

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