'SEAWEED' LEATHER FOLD OVER CLUTCH
HANDMADE IN: Morocco
DETAIL: Fold over clutch with brass zipper. Tan cloth lining. Bone tassel on zipper.
ARTISAN INFO: Rachid runs 2 small workshops and a retail space on the outskirts of the Marrakech Medina. He employs over 12 leather artisans, including pattern makers, tailors, and leather dyers. He began learning the trade at the age of 16, after finishing high school, and apprenticed with three different master leather workers before opening his own workshop five years later. He has an eye for combining Western design with Moroccan craftsmanship and reads Elle and Marie Claire to come up with new designs.