23 YEARS AND COUNTING
You might say this is the ultimate southwest design purse. Still our best seller after 23 years. 9″ x 10″ Buttery Soft Deerskin Leather bag shown in dark saddle. Select from four different NO COST options to create the bag YOUR way. Start with the leather color then choose the dominant bead color to blend with the leather YOU like. Closure is an enhanced flap with beads and two styles fringe secured by a magnetic Snap. Single Large inner pocket. Three different gusset sizes. Then finally pick the symbol emblazoned on the functional Medicine Bag. Add a matching fringe key chain to complete the set.
Create YOUR Large Taos Purse NOW!
We could never dream what began as a request from a customer to modify one of our then good selling bags would be our best seller after 23 years. It started as a 9″ x !0″ bag with a two inch gusset. It had one large inside pocket. Front flap with a magnetic snap closure. The flap had sculpted Leather “waves” and two types of beaded fringe. It featured a functional medicine bag, and beads of natural stones from around the world. It had a fringed four braid strap preset to a specific length.
Although the bag basically looks the same, my how it has changed. The leather: It is either USA domestic number 1 grade deerskin tanned and dyed to our specific requirements. Or, when it is available, we buy New Zealand Number 1 grade leather. It’s the best of the best. New Zealand deerskin is farm raised and almost flawless. We can only get it to our specific requirements occasionally. When it is gone, it’s gone!
The front of the bag basically looks the same and no intention to change it There is no extra charge for selecting one or more of our options. You get to totally customize your bag.
Next on the list is that we no longer machine sew any of the bags. It is 100% hand stitched with deerskin lace. This actually makes the bag more durable and have a larger inside space. Then there is the choice of gusset width. Depending on how much you generally carry you can choose from a 1 inch, 2 inch or 3 inch gusset. Or even no gusset for looks and light load. 2″ gusset has been the standard for years. There is a single large inside pocket.
Finally the strap. We had many requests for a flat strap. Especially from those who carried a big load. We decided not only to accommodate that request but to fix a long term situation with the four braid round strap. Now both flat and round straps are attached to the center of the gusset. For many years we saw ladies tying knots in the strap to make it fit the way they wanted it. Made a really big clumsy knot. Now the four braid strap comes in two sides. You still have a knot but a much smaller square knot looks much better. In addition to that you can pick your length from cross body to tucked under your shoulder. The flat strap is the second choice. It is made with a double layer of deerskin with a modified whip stitch. We wanted it to be adjustable and at first we made them with a metal buckle to make them easy to adjust. But Yikes! In came the comments about the metal buckles just don’t look good on such a gorgeous bag. So we developed a way to adjust the length with lace. And yes, this takes a little effort. However, we do have an option to have the strap preset to a specific length. Of course there are the usual options as well. Pick from one of seven colors, Pick the dominant bead shade you prefer. Medicine Bag symbol that brings you luck. For anything else send us a message in the contact us page.
With this special you have to option of adding a matching large fringe key chain fo only $7.77. Add that to complete the set.
ORDER YOUR $100 FLASH SPECIAL
LARGE TAOS PURSE
Dark Saddle, Black, Saddle, Tobacco, Smoke, Red, Turquiose
|Dominant Bead Shade||
Artist's Choice, Blue, Purple, Green, Earth Tones, Black & White, Turquoise
|Preset Strap Length||
16" to 18" (short), 19" to 21" (medium), 22" to 24" (long), 25" to 27" (extra long)
Round Strap, Flat Strap
|Medicine Bag Symbol||
Sun – Happiness, Sun and Stars, Sun Rays – Constancy, Kokopelli – Fertility, Mountain Range, Man – Human Life, Broken Arrow – Peace, Wheat – Good Harvest, Ocean – Water, Giver of Life, Arrow – Protection, Arrowhead – Alertness, Everlasting Cycle of Birth, Life, Death, Big Mountain – Abundance, Thunderbird Track _ Bright Prospects, Warding Off Evil Spirits, Bear – Awakening the Power of Unconscious, Horse – Travel, Power, Freedom, Medicine Man's Eye – Wise, Watchful, Earth, Water, Light
No Gusset, 1-inch Gusset, 2-inch Gusset, 3-inch Gusset
|Add Fringe Key Chain||
Yes Add $7.77, No