These bags have are produced in leather, with application of arapaima scales.
This noble grained cowhide is called "Turtle" because of the pattern that gives it the typical texture of that animal. After the dyeing process, the cowhide is tumble, a process that results in a soft and pleasant touch.
The arapaima scales that adorn this item are a residue (waste) from the fishing industry in the Amazon. Riverine communities transform such waste by treating and dyeing the scales, therefore transforming such craft in a source of income.
Wood blade waste of the furniture industry is used as raw material. Blades are pressed in order to produce the handles.