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Upcycled Soda Pop-Top Hobo Bag from Brazil, "Colorful Scale"

Neide Ambrosio transforms the fine art of recycling into a fashionable... more

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Neide Ambrosio transforms the fine art of recycling into a fashionable accessory. She crochets a versatile shoulder bag with shiny aluminum soda pop-tops combined with colorful threads that form a rainbow across the body. The fully lined bag has a zipper pocket inside and an adjustable shoulder strap.

  • 0.66 kgs
  • 1.5 lbs
  • Bag: 25 cm L x 48 cm W x 7 cm D
  • Bag: 9.75" L x 19" W x 2.8" D
  • Strap: 56 cm min L - x 104 cm max L x 4 cm W
  • Strap: 22" min L - x 41" max L x 1.6" W
  • Drop length: 38 cm min L - x 55 cm max L
  • Drop length: 15" min L - x 21.75" max L

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

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HI ! I RECEIVED YOUR COIN PURSE AND WAS VERY PLEASED! SO WELL MADE,AND AWESOME COLORS. PLEASE DON'T STOP! I WANT TO BUY A PURSE BUT THE BUDGET IS VERY TIGHT. BUT I SIGNED UP FOR YOUR EMAILS. LET ME KNOW THE LATEST. MAYBE YOU COULD DO THE BACKPACKS IN A FIESTA COLOR? LOVE KRISTINA

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