Brazilian Upcycled Shoulder Bags(49 items)
Neide Ambrosio Handbags and accessories made from soda can tops
"I am very happy to be able to help other people getting a better life. I am also very glad that I can help the environment by using recycled items."
Popular Brazilian Upcycled Shoulder Bags
Rainbow-Hued Soda Pop-Top Bucket Bag from Brazil, "Eco Rainbow"
Showcasing a rainbow of colors, recycled aluminum soda pop-tops are used to handcraft this bucket bag from Brazil. Neide Ambrosio works with a passion for converting recycled materials as she crafts this bag, which drapes over the shoulder on a single adjustable strap. It opens with a zipper to reveal a lined interior, completed by a zipper pocket on one side.
Zipper shoulder bag, "Conscience"
Graceful and beautiful, this glittering shoulder bag comes from Brazilian designer Neide Ambrosio. She shapes it with a mesh crafted of golden zipper pulls linked to one another with aluminum rings. The bag is lined with satin and closes with a secure hook clasp.
Ambrosio names this design Akualtune, in honor of an African woman warrior, leader of Palmares. In Brazil, November 20 is celebrated as the Day of the Black Conscience.
Fair Trade Recycled Aluminum Shoulder Bag , "Silver Success"
From the "Success" collection, this handsome handbag comes from Neide Ambrosio. She recycles soda pop-tops by crocheting them together. The shoulder bag is fully lined and features a wide, comfortable strap. Even the copper-plated tin buckle closure is crafted of pop-tops.
Upcycled Aluminum Soda Pop-Top Sling Handbag from Brazil, "Copper and Gold Chain Mail"
Copper and gold-tone chain mail is formed by upcycled aluminum soda pop-tops, crocheted together using light taupe thread. Brazil's Neide Ambrosio recycles creatively to create this sling. Draped over the shoulder on an adjustable strap, the sling opens with a magnetic snap and a zipper. It features a fully-lined interior with an inner zipper pocket.