Handbags - Slings

Artisan Crafted Gifts and Decor From Around the World

These Handbags - Slings - 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 batik sling bag, 'Siamese Buffalo' (Thailand)
On sale - now 38.69 - was $42.99

Birds alight on the back of a water buffalo in this charming Thai batik sling bag. From Alaya Cholprasertsuk, the tote is fully lined and features an inner zipper pocket. The back is solid yellow.
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Cotton cross-body shoulder bag, 'Earthly Beauty' (India)
$29.99

Brilliant sequins shine like stars on this otherwise down-to-earth shoulder bag, presented by Seema in India. The fully lined bag is crafted of multicolored striped cotton and features an open inner pocket and a magnetic snap closure. The adjustable-
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Cotton sling bag, 'Brown Elephant Shadow' (Thailand)
On sale - now 26.99 - was $29.99

Crafted by hand of a black, brown and green cotton print, this charming shoulder bag comes from Russamee Thepphanakit. The Thai designer adds an open exterior pocket on each side and an ornamental coconut shell button. Fully lined in solid black, the
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Cotton sling bag, 'Elephant Shadow' (Thailand)
On sale - now 26.99 - was $29.99

Crafted by hand of a grey and black cotton print, this charming shoulder bag comes from Russamee Thepphanakit. The Thai designer adds an open exterior pocket on each side and an ornamental coconut shell button. Fully lined in solid black, the purse o
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Cotton sling bag, 'Golden Forest' (Thailand)
On sale - now 22.49 - was $24.99

Sewn of a green and gold cotton print, this beautiful sling bag comes from Russamee Thepphanakit. The Thai designer adds an ornamental coconut shell button closure. Fully lined, the purse opens to reveal two inner pockets.
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Cotton sling bag, 'Parangtritis Purple' (Indonesia)
$47.99

From Lawe Lurik Community, this sling bag is as beautiful as its namesake, Parangtritis beach. Myth accompanies this natural paradise, for people are warned not to wear green for fear of upsetting Ratu Kidul, the Queen of the South Sea. This purple s
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Cotton sling bag, 'Red Elephant Shadow' (Thailand)
On sale - now 26.99 - was $29.99

Crafted by hand of a red, brown and black cotton print, this charming shoulder bag comes from Russamee Thepphanakit. The Thai designer adds an open exterior pocket on each side and an ornamental coconut shell button. Fully lined in solid black, the p
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Cotton sling bag, 'Whimsical Blue Owl' (Thailand)
On sale - now 25.19 - was $27.99

Russamee Thepphanakit creates the whimsical design of this sling bag featuring a cheerful owl on the front, and a coconut shell button on the back. Hand-sewn applique shapes the owl's florid eyes and bright red nose, while its black wings feature roy
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