Handbags - Hobo

Artisan Crafted Gifts and Decor From Around the World

These Handbags - Hobo - are available from Novica who in association with National Geographic bring a whole range of handcrafted items from small scale crafts workshops, often run by a single craft worker in the developing world.
 
Prices correct at time of writing - subject to change

Cotton beaded shoulder bag, 'Tropical Bouquet' (Indonesia)
$65.99

Tropical flowers blossom under golden dewdrops in the design of this shoulder bag from Wayan Sukerni. Sewn of cotton, the brown and white composition is silk printed over a black background. The bag features a solid brown lining and has an inner pock
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Cotton hobo bag, 'Chic Navy Bow' (Guatemala)
$89.99

Woven by hand, navy blue cotton becomes a handbag by women from Aj Quen. A grey bow adorns the front, echoing the color of the shoulder straps. Fully lined with a floral print, the bag features three inner pockets, one with a zipper.
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Cotton hobo bag, 'Chuaxan' (Guatemala)
On sale - now 71.99 - was $89.99

This colorful hobo bag honors the textile traditions of Guatemala. By Stephanie and Estefania, the purple cotton handbag showcases Guatemala's traditional handwoven fabrics. The generous purse opens to reveal a zipper pocket and a cell phone pouch. "
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Cotton hobo bag, 'Jade Synchronicity' (Guatemala)
$57.99

Lush shades of jade and emerald dance in parallel synchronicity in the beautiful design of this hobo bag. It is woven with cotton on a backstrap loom by the women of Maya Traditions. The lined interior features two pockets, one of which closes with a
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Cotton hobo handbag, 'Lady Earth' (Guatemala)
$52.99

Working with natural dyes, the women of To'ooneel Ixoq create a stunning palette of colors for this hobo bag. Warm earth hues combine with green, grey, blue and beige, woven on a traditional loom. Adorned with a flirty bow on the front, the purse is
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Cotton hobo handbag, 'Natural Hazelnut' (Guatemala)
$97.99

By Luisa Villavicencio, this hobo handbag features handwoven cotton in natural tan and ivory. The richly textured tote opens to reveal two open pockets and another that zips closed. A pinewood ring adorns the clasp. The Villavicencio family cultivate
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Cotton hobo handbag, 'Natural Herringbone' (Guatemala)
$97.99

By Luisa Villavicencio, this hobo handbag features hand woven cotton in natural brown and ivory. The herringbone textured tote opens to reveal two open pockets and another that zips closed. A pinewood ring adorns the clasp. The Villavicencio family c
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Cotton hobo handbag, 'San Juan Acul' (Guatemala)
On sale - now 70.39 - was $87.99

Rich colors in handwoven cotton distinguish this generous hobo handbag. By Stephanie and Estefania, the bag features jute trim. It opens to reveal two inner pockets, one with a zipper.
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Cotton hobo handbag, 'Summer Sonnet' (Guatemala)
$49.99

Pale gray and salmon mingle with summer greens in a handbag by women from Maya Traditions. Woven by hand on the backstrap loom, the cotton fabric becomes a fully lined tote. An inner zipper pocket and a button closure complete the shoulder bag.
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Leather accent cotton hobo bag, 'Chic Yellow Bow' (Guatemala)
$89.99

Woven by hand, light brown cotton becomes a handbag by women from Aj Quen. A yellow bow adorns the front, echoing the color of the shoulder straps. Fully lined with a floral print, the bag features three inner pockets, one with a zipper.
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Leather accent cotton hobo bag, 'Chic Yellow Bow' (Guatemala)
$89.99

Woven by hand, hot pink cotton becomes a handbag by women from Aj Quen. A yellow bow adorns the front, echoing the color of the straps. Fully lined with a floral print, the bag features three inner pockets, one with a zipper.
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Leather accent cotton hobo bag, 'Exotic River' (Thailand)
$184.99

Thailand's Chirada presents a chic and spacious hobo bag ideal for today's woman. Crafted of hand-loomed cotton, it showcases traditional Thai patterns in shades of brown. Fully lined in polyester suede, the purse features three compartments, one wit
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Leather accent cotton hobo bag, 'San Pedro Coffee' (Guatemala)
$116.99

Luisa Villavicencio's family cultivates cotton in several natural colors - jade, brown and ivory, or raw cotton. They combine brown and ivory in a handbag with brown leather accents. Surrounding the shoulder bag is a belt made of handwoven cotton fro
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Leather accent cotton hobo bag, 'Santa Maria' (Guatemala)
$116.99

Luisa Villavicencio's family cultivates cotton in several natural colors - jade, brown and ivory, or raw cotton. They combine all three in a handbag with brown leather accents. Surrounding the shoulder bag is a belt made of handwoven cotton from Maya
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Leather hobo handbag, 'Capitalina' (Mexico)
$162.99

By Ricardo Hinojosa, this stylish handbag is crafted of supple black leather. An outer pocket buckles closed, while the fully lined purse features three inner pockets, one with a zipper.
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Leather hobo handbag, 'Urban Honey' (Mexico)
$184.99

Crafted of honey brown leather, this hobo bag by Ricardo Hinojosa features three inner pockets, one with a zipper. The color and natural grain of the leather can vary slightly from that pictured.
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Leather-trimmed cotton shoulder bag, 'Tribal Blue' (Thailand)
$129.99

Featuring Hmong floral embroidery and Karen hill tribe handwoven cotton textiles, this charming shoulder bag is presented by Chirada of Thailand. The bohemian bag is created in various shades of blue and pink, with brown leather trim and a brown lini
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Leather-trimmed cotton shoulder bag, 'Tribal Green' (Thailand)
$129.99

Featuring Hmong floral embroidery and Karen hill tribe handwoven cotton textiles, this charming and bohemian shoulder bag is presented by Chirada of Thailand. The bag is created in various shades of green and pink, with brown leather trim and a brown
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Leather-trimmed cotton shoulder bag, 'Tribal Pink' (Thailand)
$117.99

Featuring Hmong floral embroidery and Karen hill tribe handwoven cotton textiles, this charming and bohemian shoulder bag is presented by Chirada of Thailand. The bag is created in various shades of pink and plum, with brown leather trim and a brown
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Leather-trimmed cotton shoulder bag, 'Tribal Scarlet' (Thailand)
$129.99

Featuring Hmong floral embroidery and Karen hill tribe handwoven cotton textiles, this charming and bohemian shoulder bag is presented by Chirada of Thailand. The bag is created in various shades of scarlet and pink, with brown leather trim and a bro
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Wool hobo handbag, 'Earthy Endeavors' (Peru)
$57.99

By Lily Carrasco, this charming purse exalts warm earthen colors. Pleats make the hobo handbag roomy while vertical stripes evoke a fan. Woven by hand, the textured wool comes to life in brown with accents of blue, green, violet, rose and creamy whit
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