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Brazilian designers Karlla Girotto and Fawsia Borralho say that although their bags are contemporary, they are a melding of worlds, cultures and histories that make up the Brazil of today. They create amazing bags using a diverse range of materials, such as horn and stone, using modern and traditional methods. Each GIBB bag is a collector´s item in its own right.

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'GIBB' 'Brazilian designers Karlla Girotto and Fawsia Borralho say that although their bags are contemporary, they are a melding of worlds, cultures and histories that make up the Brazil of today. They create amazing bags using a diverse range of materials, such as horn and stone, using modern and traditional methods. Each GIBB bag is a collector´s item in its own right.' 'Missinclof' 'Missinclof is a modern and original brand from Brazil, the brainchild of two Brazilian Designers, Tathiana Ventri and Silvia Freitas, who saw an opening on the market for accessories that define a style rather than being complementary to the style. Missinclof mix materials, designs and colours to produce eye-catching, authentic and delicate pieces. In less than two years, these bags have become sought-after items in Brazil.' 'Clarissa Arani' 'The creations of Jewelry designer and goldsmith Clarissa Arani explore the relationship between jewelry and the body, adapting to it and defying convention. The artwork for her Jewelry is typically Brazilian. She uses metal - silver 950 and 925, gold 18, copper, steel in composition with other materials such as resin, coconut, precious stones, rubber, among others to give a unique and contemproary look and feel.' 'Sara Kali' 'For several years, the Brazilian designer Thatyana Neves carried out detailed research, on trends and customers´ behaviours in Brazil and Europe, in order to develop a brand with a unique and cosmopolitan style. Out of this the Sara Kali brand was born. Her style is cosmopolitan, because it is an eclectic mix of tendencies and tastes from several countries. The Sara Kali trade mark interchangeable, leather tie-handles have a strong identity that could be recognised and appreciated anywhere in the world.' ' 'Claudia (brown)' 'Manufactured in natural leather softened and dyed manually, its point of interest is the embroidered effect created by different and asymmetric studs. Available in Black and Brown.' 'Ju (brown)' 'Manufactured in natural leather softened and dyed manually. Local artisans curl and dye yarn into cords and fringes. The horns are hand polished for added luster. The process has remained the same for over 100 years; practiced by local artisans at this cooperative. ' 'Cibele (brown)' 'Manufactured in natural leather softened and dyed manually, its high point is the rustic ox horn with a carved silver finishing — produced in Bahia. Available in Black and Brown.' 'Cibele (black)' 'Manufactured in natural leather softened and dyed manually, its high point is the rustic ox horn with a carved silver finishing — produced in Bahia. Available in Black and Brown.' 'Carlotta' 'Manufactured in natural leather, the detail in leather embroidery is done by craftsmen from Nigeria. Available in Black and Natural.' 'Claudia (black)' 'Manufactured in natural leather softened and dyed manually, its high point is the rustic ox horn with a carved silver finishing — produced in Bahia. Available in Black and Brown.' 'Ju (black)' 'Manufactured in natural leather softened and dyed manually. Local artisans curl and dye yarn into cords and fringes. The horns are hand polished for added luster. The process has remained the same for over 100 years; practiced by local artisans at this cooperative. ' 'Bolsos' 'Signature satchel. Canvas with large leather trim. Available in Indigo, Burgundy, Bottle Green and Charcoal Black.' 'Delicada' 'Signature satchel. Large grain calfskin. Available in Cream, Burgundy, Grey and Charcoal Black.' 'Corrente' 'Signature satchel. Shoulder bag, suede and calfskin. Available in Cream, Navy and Charcoal Black.' 'Quadrada' 'Satchel, large, calfskin. Available in Green, Cream and Black.' 'Fransida' 'Drawstring satchel, calfskin. Available in Purple, Green and Navy.' 'Matelasse' 'Calfskin bag. Available in Brown and Burgundy.' 'Tiras' 'Suede large bag. Available in Dark Brown, Blue and Black.' 'Transparente' 'Transparent leather and acrylic shopper, with matching purse. Available in yellow, red, blue and cream.' 'images/sk_07.jpg' 'Exótica Mestiça' 'Leather tie/bangle bag. Can be worn on shoulder with leather tie, or on wrist with bangles. Leather tie is removable. Magnetic fastening. Two ties are provided in a choice of colours. Manufactured in natural leather softened and dyed manually. Dimensions: 30 x 22 x 6cm.' 'images/sk_122.jpg' 'Moon Leather' 'Large slouch bag with removeable leather ties. Two ties are provided are provided in a choice of colours. Zip fastening. Manufactured in natural leather softened and dyed manually. Dimensions: 46 x 22.5cm.' 'Blahnik' 'Pocketed, embossed-leather shoulder-bag with zip-through design. Comes with removable, leather shoulder-strap. Manufactured in natural leather. Dimensions: 38 x 15 x 12cm.' 'Tasche Kids'; 'Children´s velvet shoulder-bag with bow emblem on front pocket. Zip-through design. Dimensions: 25 x 18cm.';