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Carneiro Family

Carneiro Family

Leather ottomans in Brazil

"For the future, I dream of calmer days; days when I can harvest the fruits of my hard labor."

Geraldo Duarte Carneiro tells the story of his family's rise into the sphere of handcrafted Brazilian leather items."I... read more

Geraldo Duarte Carneiro tells the story of his family's rise into the sphere of handcrafted Brazilian leather items.

"I worked as an artisan for more than 15 years for a company that produced leather accessories such as handbags, belts and wallets. I also learned to make leather cushions and beanbags. I worked with seven other people and, at that time, everything was made by hand. Apart from making the items, I would also help to sell them.

"I learned so much about this trade that the time came when I thought I was ready to set up my own workshop. I made original designs and presented them in craft fairs. People began to notice my work and recommend me to their friends. I'd say they appreciate the quality of my work as well as my professionalism.

"I am an honest person in every aspect of my life, with my clients, apprentices, suppliers and above all, my family. I believe honesty is the only path to success.

"My wife Márcia and our children are my most faithful companions. I am thankful to God for everything I have achieved, especially my family's well-being and happiness.

"For the future, I dream of calmer days; days when I can harvest the fruits of my hard labor. I think that your purchases will bring me closer to my dream."

The Carneiro Family has been featured in Natural Health magazine.

15 items by Carneiro Family

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Peggy

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04/15/2021

"Beautiful ottoman"

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This ottoman is perfect in my library! So comfy to rest my legs while snuggling with a good book.

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Happy At Home!

From Los Angeles California

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01/03/2021

"Comfortable beautiful leather"

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We love our ottoman, so comfortable, and a great place to store stuff inside!. It makes a great bohemian style addition to our lounge. Were using it as a seat for a low table and also a footrest.

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Meredith

From Tucson/AZ/US

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12/11/2020

"Beautiful Worked Leather Just for Feet!"

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I was looking for an ottoman that wouldnt stand out too much but which would have some character. Well, this is it! Ive had it for over a year and we use it with the occasional chair with which its been paired. The chair demands an ottoman that isnt too tall and it is so natural to sit and prop your feet on this one. Thing is, most visitors are afraid to do so as it really IS very striking! But its held up beautifully, taking shod and unshod feet alike with nearly no signs of wear. And what wear it has only serves to enhance it as its just that kind of leather that gets better with age. Im so glad I took the chance on this as its truly become part of my home.

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Ottoman Poof Stool

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Sammy

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09/20/2020

"This is fabulous!"

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We are so pleased. The craftsmanship is excellent. The leather is soft and the Caress is such a beautiful color. As another reviewer explained, buy 5 - 2 1/2 cubic feet of poly fill beads. Walmart has them.

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Caress, Leather beanbag chair cover (Single)

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Debra Ann

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02/28/2020

"Memories of our time in Brasilia."

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The leather beanbag was delivered early today in Ontario, Canada. It is a well crafted piece of luxury which will last a lifetime with proper use and care. We will use in our bedroom for reading or watching movies. I am happy to support the Carneiro Family, and am sure will continue to support their work.

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leather bean bag Brazil

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  • Comfortable for reading and watching movies

Purchased Item:

Family, Leather beanbag chair cover (Double)

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Joseph

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05/13/2018

"Beautiful"

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Beautiful, shipping & delivery timely. Great deal for the price.

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