Juan Antonio Antelope Hide Handbag Tote
Handsome antelope hair on hide handbag is a true one of a kind and we think this is one of the prettiest Juan Antonio handbags around. Natural antelope hair on hide is accented with leather whip stitch detail and finished with embossed dark brown croco leather on back and sides of the bag.
Measures 16" wide, 12" tall and expands to 5" wide. Roomy enough for your iPad, notebook or tablet. This easy carry handbag works for every day or evening.
Leather lined, this handbag tote is complete with two compartments separated by a third zippered compartment in the center of the bag. Empty, the handbag measures 3" in width but expands to 5 inches. There is an inside zippered pocket that measure 6 1/2" long and 5" deep, allowing secure storage of money, receipts or other. On the opposite inside panel, there is a 3" X 4" three level credit card pocket centered between a handy 3"x 5" open topped pocket suitable for slim smart phones or glasses storage and a brass clip for keys.
Two solid stitched leather handles attached to the outside of the handbag measure 9” tall and 6" wide for easy over the shoulder or in-hand carry. The bag is easily closed by the hidden magnetic snap on inside panels.
Why choose a Juan Antonio handbag?
The answer is simple... beauty, quality and artistic integrity. Juan Antonio bags are hand crafted in the USA. Juan Antonio personally selects all the leather to ensure that the hand, weight, texture and color saturation of the skins are of the highest quality. The lacing and embellishments are all hand applied. Extra attention is given to yield a clean finish and produce a superior, long lasting product.
About the Artist
Juan Antonio Cerrillo is the fourth son of seven brothers. Five of them are in the leather industry. A native of Guadalajara, Mexico, Juan was an integral part of his family owned and operated leather garment manufacturing company founded in the United States over 25 years ago. Juan's design influences go back to his father, a shoemaker, and his brother, a leather cutter. In his early twenties, Juan Antonio joined his older brothers to run their factory and eventually became vice-resident and head of production. He made the decision to branch out with his own line of leather bags and accessories as an extension and his expression of his passion for this craft. He currently resides in San Diego, California with his wife and two sons.