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Zipper shoulder bag, "Conscience"

byNeide Ambrosio: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (29)
Graceful and beautiful, this glittering shoulder bag comes from Brazilian... more

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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.

  • 0.42 kgs
  • 0.9 lbs
  • Bag: 20 cm L x 13 cm W x 2 cm D
  • Bag: 7.75" L x 5" W x 0.8" D
  • Strap(s): 52 cm L x 1 cm W
  • Strap(s): 20.5" L x 0.4" W

  • Aluminum. 100% polyester lining
  • Lobster claw clasp
  • Made in Brazil.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Brazilicon info
Gift Info
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

Reviews by Customers

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Total reviews

29

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11/27/2020

"Soda pop-top handbag"

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I am so impressed with the quality of this handbag. A real eye catcher; elegant and not too large.

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Purchased Item:

Twin Power, Hand Made Recycled Aluminum Soda Pop-Top Handbag

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11/27/2020

"Soda pop-top coin purse"

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I purchased this coin purse to match with the Eco Rainbow shoulder bag of the same design. Lovely and very well made.

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11/07/2020

"Recycled Eco Rainbow shoulder bag"

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The work that has gone into the making of this shoulder bag is amazing. A very attractive and useful item. I love that its made from recycled aluminium soft drink pulls. I would have liked the bag to be a bit stiffer so that it flattened out more (horizontally) and didnt stretch as long as it does..

Best Uses

  • A day bag

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10/28/2020

"Copper and Gold Chainmail shoulder bag"

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I never thought I would be describing a shoulder bag made of recycled soft drink pop tops as elegant. This evening bag is just lovely. Im very impressed with the craftmanship.

Best Uses

  • To compliment an evening outfit

Purchased Item:

Copper and Gold Chain Mail, Upcycled Aluminum Soda Pop-Top Sling Handbag from Brazil

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Verified Reviewer

05/15/2020

"Unique Gift for a collector"

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My sister saves pop tops for donation to schools, so when I saw this coin purse, I had to get it for her. She laughed and loves it!

Purchased Item:

Pink Style, Soda pop-top coin purse

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Ann

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02/13/2020

"Beautiful bag-"

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Beautiful bag, perfect shape and size! (Wrapped beautifully as well) thank you :)

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

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.

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.

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.

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

Neide received the award for the Most Socially Responsible Handbag in a contest located in New York City.

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

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

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

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

This Product is awarded the Earth Friendly badge because it uses recycled or sustainable materials or techniques.

 
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