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Come with us behind the scenes of Tesoro Design! Here, we document our experiences of running a handmade in America leather handbag company. Updated daily.

How are you feeling?

Hey Everyone What a crazy world we are living in. I made the graphic "how are you feeling" because it is how I have been starting all my conversations this week. Instead of "how are you doing?". I think it is pretty clear that day to day, we are doing ok. Many of us have a safe roof over our heads, access to food and medication, and clean drinking water. We are the lucky ones in many ways.   How we are feeling is a much different question. I have a lot of small business owner friends, nurse friends, new parent friends and even friends who have been laid off or have voluntarily stopped working for others safety. Day to...
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Finding Sanity

The Summer of change.  Hey, again guys. So as you guys know, so much has changed in the past few months, and I am here to tell you that there is more change to come.  Over the past couple weeks, I have been asking you guys for your advice on updates to the bag designs, and this is because I am hoping to work with this great manufacturer I found in LA. I've been looking for help for a while, but it has been difficult to find manufacturers who don't have huge minimums. These minimums are often around 50 bags minimum per leather color so it can get really expensive really fast. I finally found one that has been super transparent...
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The #TesoroTribe Gift Guide

Hello beautiful! Christmas is only 14 days away, and Hanukkah starts tomorrow! Whatever you might be celebrating this season, we have the perfect gift for you and your loved ones. We just added a "Gifts Under $100" section to the site, and its chock-full of great gifts. Those items can all be embossed with initials or a cute but short quote to tell the ones you love why you love them.  Here at Tesoro, we also believe in supporting other makers. We have some gorgeous jewelry and useful clay pieces, all made in Philly, and all made by ladies. Those items are available in store, but if you like something you see we would be happy to take a phone order...
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Bag Features

Each Tesoro bag is multifunctional, and is designed to make your life easier. These might not be obvious to you immediately, so here are some images to make understanding these features easy and straight forward.  The Audrey- Envelope Wallet and Belt Bag The Aranxta- Mini Cross body bag The Brittany- Reversible Clutch   The Mini Shannon- Mini Reversible Bucket Bag The Miranda- Half Moon wristlet and cross body bag   The Chelsea- Cross body Bag The Emily- Envelope Cross body or Clutch  The Shannon- Large reversible bucket bag The MG- Leather Lined, zip closure purse  The Pamela- Large lightweight tote bag  The Brad- Unisex Satchel or back pack  The Damian- Large Weekender bag    
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