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The mission of NOVICA, in association with National Geographic, is to give artists and artisans around the world a global platform to express their true artistic talents, to spur their creativity and to be paid a fair wage for their craft. A bio of the artist(s) will arrive with each piece helping you feel the attachment to the product and to the hands that created it. You will enjoy the one-of-a-kind craftsmanship. Due to the handcrafted nature of each piece, colors, motifs, sizes, shapes and designs may vary slightly from the images shown or dimensions provided.
Each color I use comes from
natural dyes and has a particular symbolism, explains Zapotec weaver Alberto Ruiz. "The colors are meant to replicate nature, so grays resemble cloudy days, green the Oaxaca hills in the summer time, and red reflects our sunsets." ...
Stunning red underscores a black frieze,
disarming the viewer with the strength of its design. The detailed patterns that adorn the monumental pyramids of Monte Alban, Oaxaca, serve as inspiration for this rug by Alberto Ruiz. Woven on a handloom, the wool threads ...
When the sun sets over the
Oaxaca sky it tinges it an incandescent shade of red, like the one Alberto Ruiz selects for this Zapotec rug. He uses natural dyes to color the wool before weaving on a traditional loom. About the Artist: ...