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Samuel Costa

Samuel Costa

Handwoven buriti palm handbags and accessories in Brazil

"Unlike commercially-produced purses, my family's handbags are crafted by hand... Each one has a story, about both the artisan and the shopper."

From Ceara in Northeastern Brazil, Samuel Costa weaves buriti palm leaf fibers to create handbags and wallets. "Crafts came into my life very naturally. I became interested after watching my parents... read more

1 items by Samuel Costa

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Angie

From Boston/Massachusetts/USA

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05/11/2020

"Everyone asks where I got this"

Its great when you can have a piece thats one-of-a-kind. Thats what this clutch is. Its roomy and practical. The artist can make more, but none will look and feel exactly like this.

Best Uses

  • Summer nights out

Purchased Item:

Canopy Thatch, Handcrafted Striped Palm Leaf Handled Clutch from Brazil

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Megan

From near Seattle, Washington USA

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03/24/2020

"So cute and beautifully made"

I love this style of bag for spring, and this pattern is so good looking. Ive been carrying the bag for a couple of weeks and it is lightweight, comfortable to carry and really cute! Ive had several people ask where I got it. I tend to throw my bags around, and this is holding up beautifully. Its not a large bag, but it holds my wallet, lipstick, phone and keys just fine. Im so glad I finally purchased this bag.

Purchased Item:

Canopy Thatch, Handcrafted Striped Palm Leaf Handled Clutch from Brazil

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Alessandra

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03/09/2020

"Gorgeous and unique"

Super chic and I get compliments on it every time I wear it! My favorite clutch I?ve ever had.

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Purchased Item:

Striped Canopy, Striped Beige and Brown Palm Leaf Clutch from Brazil

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Amanda

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12/26/2019

"My Aunt loves it"

I got this for my aunt for Christmas along with some earrings from Novica. She loves both items. The only thing we were wondering was how one might go about adding a shoulder strap without messing up the woven part. We were talking about how easy it is to carry a purse that doesn?t require our hands, especially while traveling :) All in all a gorgeous purse.

Purchased Item:

World of Paisleys, Paisley Motif Palm Leaf Handle Handbag from Brazil

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James

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06/03/2019

"Sleeck look - attractive"

This was intended for my wife ? and she seemed pleased with the purse ? however she hasnt used it as of yet.

Purchased Item:

Exotic Style, Handwoven Palm Leaf Clutch in Beige from Brazil

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Susan

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04/15/2019

"Beautiful"

I love this bag, I am having trouble keeping the snaps snapped it would be helpful if there was a snap at the top

Purchased Item:

Psychedelic Jungle, Colorful Handcrafted Palm Leaf Handbag from Brazil

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