Rough Seas Purse

Authentic Fair Trade Product. Ethically sourced. Handcrafted in Colombia.


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Colored leather for durability and sophistication. Maker Rosa Tellez grew up in one of the poorest neighborhoods of Bogota. She knew from an early age that she wanted to save money so that her children could attend school and have more opportunities than she had. She first started working with leather at a shoe factory, while her husband made his living as a truck driver. Today, her children both work in offices and she is so proud of all they’ve accomplished.

  • Leather
  • 8Wx9H inches
  • Handcrafted in Colombia

UPC: 732919487015

SKU: 6301570

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  • Reviews (1).....
    • Not as nice as I expected
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      The blue leather is nice, but the purse has only one magnetic closure on top , the rest of the top is open. That's not very practical, especially since the purse is also only about an inch deep and doesn't have any inside pockets or anything. It's more a mini tote bag than a purse. I'm afraid it wil...