Weaving is a process of textile construction in which two distinct parts of materials are interlaced. It most likely dates back to 6000 BC, in West Asia, when people wove bands of material and tied them together to make belts. For centuries past and today, for counties like India, China, and Korea, weaving represents both artistic expression and ethnic identity.
Leather weaving actually began with braiding and efforts to manipulate leather, which was always considered a valuable and practical material. Generations of knots from early sailorswere passed down through generations, as were works of pioneers, who formed leather into long lasting, durable saddles and bootson which they could rely to protect them through harsh elements and whatever challenges the times offered.
Woven handbags begin with Italian leather, the world’s finest. Local artisans process it manually through traditional methods, so it’s natural looking, soft, smooth, and buttery. It never dulls or cracks, requires very little care, and over time, develops luster and more beauty. It takes skill, patience, and sometimes weeks to complete pieces, but the lovely, textures are worth the effort.
Sightseers can oftentimes watch artisans in their workshops. Their methods vary from artisan to artisan. Some create handbags through the process of intrecciato, a technique that utilizes sewing machines, which Bottega Veneta, an Italian luxury goods house, developed in the late 1960s. Some use old block slices and nails to weave the leather and create handbags from the base up. Some use a trestle, which is a frame made of horizontal pieces between two vertical pieces that serves as a foundation that gives the handbag its initial form. And, some do it with just a filament and needle.
Regardless of technique, the end result is a handbag of exceptional, high quality and intricate detail. A true masterpiece made with dedication, passion, and with the finest craftsmanship.
Our NAKED ITALIAN BAGS® make women feel special. We search Italy to findthe best artisans and are proud of whomwe choose. We insist that they bring their passion, and creativity to their work, so that we can offer it to you. It will always be the perfect buy and investment, one in which you will never regret.
Our NAKED ITALIAN BAGS® fit your every want, your every desire, and your every mood. They match every occasion and every outfit, and are appropriate for both day and night. Carrying one of our NAKED ITALIAN BAGS® is much more than a fashion trend. It’s an experience of tradition, artistry and love.
Our Black and Light Brown Woven Pattern Totes are own sale now.
Our Black Woven Pattern Tote is dramatically striking and comes with a long, adjustable, convenient strap, along with a roomy interior that easily holds all your belongings.
Our Light Brown Woven Pattern Tote is made of shiny, pure Italian leather. It is a multi-purpose bag with spacious internal pockets. It is lightweightand, thus, so easy to carry.