"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, who are also artisans. When I was a teenager, I began crafting buriti palm handbags," he... read more