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Recycled soda pop-top shoulder bag, 'Modern Whimsy' - Recycled Multicolor Aluminum Soda Pop-Top Shoulder Bag

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Recycled Multicolor Aluminum Soda Pop-Top Shoulder Bag, "Modern Whimsy"

Demonstrating creativity and eco-friendliness, Brazilian artisan Neide Ambrosio... more

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Demonstrating creativity and eco-friendliness, Brazilian artisan Neide Ambrosio handcrafts this distinctive shoulder bag from recycled aluminum soda pop-tops. Ambrosio crochets the multicolored tops together with dark brown thread. Inside the purse, a yellow-orange satin lining contains one zippered pocket.

  • 0.46 kgs
  • 1.0 lbs
  • Bag: 22 cm H x 32 cm W x 6 cm D
  • Bag: 8.75" H x 12.5" W x 2.4" D
  • Strap(s): 60 cm L x 3 cm W
  • Strap(s): 23.5" L x 1.2" W
  • Drop length: 23 cm from strap to bag
  • Drop length: 9" from strap to bag

  • Recycled aluminum soda pop-tops; polyester lining
  • Features a zipper closure
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Marked with artist's initials or trademark
  • Promotes recycling and reduces waste
  • Made in Brazil.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Brazilicon info
Gift Info
  • Free Gift Wrap? No
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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Linda

From Canada

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04/20/2022

"Beautiful"

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I adore this bag!

Purchased Item:

Radiant Shine, Recycled Pop-top Beige Shoulder Strap Cell Phone Bag

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Yvonne

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01/11/2022

"Love this!"

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I used this as a coin purse. Very well made and SO pretty!. I love the crochet. I also love that its made with recycled soft drink tabs. Beautiful multicolors. I love it so much that I bought one for my sister.

Best Uses

  • Coin purse

Purchased Item:

Festive Confetti, Crochet Recycled Poptop Coin Purse

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Dorothy

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10/24/2021

"Soda pop-top coin purse"

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A very well made coin purse. I purchased this item to go with a bag I previously purchased. Although not an exact match it goes with the handbag.

Best Uses

  • To be used with handbag

Purchased Item:

Bronze Style, Soda pop-top coin purse

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Janna

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09/17/2021

"Love it"

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This purse goes with anything you wear. And the detail work that was put into it, is amazing and the construction of the overall product impressed all of my friends. I would recommend any of these purses by this artisan.????Im thinking to buy another one for my mom.

Best Uses

Purchased Item:

Rainbow Style, Multicolored Recycled Soda Pop Top Shoulder Bag from Brazil

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Maura

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09/10/2021

"Love this bag"

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I get so many compliments on this bag. It s unique & functional, love it !

Purchased Item:

Mandala Red, Soda pop-top shoulder bag

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Heidi

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08/01/2021

"Garbage Chic"

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I love this belt. Great conversation starter. People are intrigued by the construction of the belt. Who would have thought bottle tops could make a fashion statement. GREAT GIFT IDEA.

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Confronting Adversity

Confronting Adversity

After being misdiagnosed with cancer, Neide Ambrosio was given only six months to live. She later found out that she actually had a severe version of TB and which was very dehabilitating. Fortunately, she recovered and continues to create her colorful eco-friendly handbags and accessories.

Moving On Up

Moving On Up

Neide originally worked alone in collecting soda pop-tops from the beach and selling her work. Today she has other people working with her and, during her first year with Novica, her sales increased almost tenfold.

Job Creator

Job Creator

Neide has other women helping her, some from favela neighborhoods. She has trained them all and they can earn an income while working from home, either crocheting, sewing or doing embroidery.

Microcredit Financing

Microcredit Financing

Neide Ambrosio has received 5 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1500 and the most recent for $600.

Empowering Women

Empowering Women

The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.

Profound Impact

Profound Impact

Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.

Elder Master

Elder Master

This artist is an elder master and continues to actively practice their craft.

Media Featured

Media Featured

Neide has been featured in TV shows and magazines in Brazil and abroad.

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