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Silver Recycled Soda Pop Top Sling Bag from Brazil, "Chainmail Strength"

Brazilian artisan Neide Ambrosio handcrafts this unique and modern sling bag... more

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Brazilian artisan Neide Ambrosio handcrafts this unique and modern sling bag from recycled soda pop tops. The artisan uses grey thread to crochet the silver-colored tops together and completes the design with a grey satin lining and interior zip pocket.

  • 0.44 kgs
  • 1.0 lbs
  • Bag: 30 cm H x 24 cm W x 4 cm D
  • Bag: 11.75" H x 9.5" W x 1.6" D
  • Strap(s): 80 cm min L - x 130 cm max L x 3 cm W
  • Strap(s): 31.5" min L - x 51" max L x 1.2" W
  • Drop length: 41 cm min L - x 60 cm max L
  • Drop length: 16.25" min L - x 23.5" max L

  • Recycled aluminum; polyester lining
  • Features a zipper closure
  • Adjustable strap(s)
  • Closes with a buckle
  • Marked with artist's initials or trademark
  • Promotes recycling and reduces waste
  • Made in Brazil.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Brazilicon info
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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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