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Vaalbara Designs specializes in unique, vibrant and environmentally conscious handbags for sale handcrafted in the USA. For over 10 years, we’ve lovingly and professionally crafted Women’s Clutches, Mini/Long/Large and small Clutch handbags, Diaper bags, Messenger Bags, Tote Bags, Weekender Bags, Tote Bags, along with small run, Limited Edition Handbags and accessories. Our fabrics are collected from every corner of the world.

We’re excited to announce many additional products we’ve recently added to the Vaalbara Designs brand.  Check out our new Apparel, Home Goods, Apothecary, Accessories, and Baby products!

While we are passionate about the interrelatedness of the world, Vaalbara Designs is dedicated to local sustainability. Many of our materials, including our first -grade leather, are purchased within our community. And of course, inspired by the bohemian surf culture, each bag is handmade with love here at home in Venice, California.

A portion of every sale goes to the non-profit SurfRider Foundation, dedicated to keeping our beaches and oceans clean.

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Handmade Handbags

There’s something very intimate about a handmade handbag. They’re never all quite the same, even when the same pattern is used for each creation. That slight differentiation makes each one truly special.

Handmade Handbags

A cute tote bag, cool envelope clutch or trendy leather clutch are just some of the kinds of bags that can be made by hand. Unlike a machine that churns out dozens of identical designs, human hands are never perfect and will always deliver a variation in each new bag, however slight.

These imperfections are what make a handcrafted bag unique and more coveted than a machine-made one. Handcrafted handbags may feature intricate designs such as detailed embroidery and delicate beading that a machine would not be able to deliver. These designs require deft hands and a gentle touch to do job, and a machine can hardly achieve that. Hand stitching is also the best option for expensive or delicate materials that are used to make handbags.

Handmade Handbags

Popular handmade bags

Handmade bags have recently exploded in popularity as more people find value in these exclusive hand stitched designs. They’re an attractive option for the environmentally conscious set since hand stitching offers a lower carbon footprint than those made in a factory. These are often fashioned from repurposed or recycled materials, which furthers their popularity as an eco-friendly handbag option.

Though handmade bags may take longer to make and are never truly perfect like a machine-made one, they are still more valuable in human terms, given the time and dedication it takes to make each one. Next time you’re shopping for a new handbag, look for a handmade version and enjoy a truly unique piece that’s one of a kind, just like you.

Shop our beautiful handmade handbags and clutches today!