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Purse from 1300 A.D.

Purse from 1300 A.D.

This brass handbag, inlaid with gold and silver has been identified as one of the earliest examples of a lady's purse. The elaborate object was crafted in Mosul, Iraq, and dated around 1300 A.D. Although older evidences exist (like parts of a 4200 years-old purse,...

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Royal Purses

Royal Purses

ROYAL PURSES Author: Barbara Catanese   Purses that belonged to particular people are always charming; as for me I have a deep penchant for history.  Therefore when, some time ago, I succeeded in acquiring this purse, I was overwhelmed by strong emotions. As you...

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Purse Collector: Melissa Overdorf

Purse Collector: Melissa Overdorf

By June D. Bell, CostCo Connection
MELISSA OVERDORF’S purse obsession began innocently enough, with a 1940s petit point Asprey of London handbag she inherited from her grandmother in 1999. Before long, the smitten Seattle resident was hunting down vintage beaded, mesh and fabric purses on eBay and at antique fairs.”

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How The Snakeskin Purse Gets Made

How The Snakeskin Purse Gets Made

By Agoes Rudianto, Roads and Kingdoms
The snakeskin purse is a classic fashion item, a common sight in luxury stores and on catwalks in the world’s fashion capitals. The demand for bags, boots, belts, and jackets made from the ornate snakeskin patterns remains strong.

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