Bags & T-Shirts

Naturally Inspired

Colorful bags of different sizes and styles. As well as unique t-shirt designs. 

                                      
                        Please keep in mind that:                      
   -  All of our items are hand-made, and so the sizes in  the descriptions
     are  approximations.  
  Availability of colors and designs will depend on  the  artist and the 
     m aterials at hand.
  - Stands used to prop items up in the photos are  additional pieces,  not 
     included with the item. Can be purchased separately.
  - There is an 11.5% sales tax to add to the total of the  order.
  - Shipping and handling will depend on the item(s)  selected.
  - To place an order, please e-mail (puertoricanart.crafts@gmail.com) or
     call/text us (787-725-5596) to verify availability of items and receive a
     shipping  and handling estimate. 

Vivian Rivera      (Utuado, P.R.)

Vivian Rivera

Luis "Chembo" Raúl Vázquez      (San Juan, P.R.)

T-Shirts by: Luis "Chembo" Raúl Vázquez

            A - Protest Flag;  ONLY in Black; Sizes: AS, AM, AL, AXL, AXXL.

            B - Four Elements (Air, Earth, Fire, Water); More Colors Available; Sizes: YM, AS, AM, AL, AXL, AXXL.

            C - Sun, Goddess, Frog with "Puerto Rico"; More Colors Available; Sizes: AS, AM, AL, AXL.

            D - "The Coquí Frog Is Off Doing the Rumba"; More Colors Available: Sizes: YM, AS, AM, AL, AXL, AXXL.

            E - "Street of the Resistance"; ONLY in Black; Sizes: AS, AM, AL, AXL, AXXL. 

            F - "Clandestine Moonshine"; More Colors Available; Sizes: AS, AM, AL, AXL, AXXL.

            G - "Moonshine Rum"; More Colors Available; Sizes: AS, AM, AL, AXL, AXXL.

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Luis "Indio" Vega      

Luis Vega

T-shirts by: Luis "Indio" Vega 

$11.99 each

Uses 100% COTTON as well as 50% POLYESTER / 50% COTTON

          

Jaime Cruz      (Aguadilla, P.R.)

A :  Small Oval Purse 

$12.00 each

9.75"L x 1"W x 7"H

Available in different fabrics.

All have these three Taíno symbols: Coquí Frog, Jayuya Sun, and Coquí Frog.

Has one long strap (if it's too long, you can make a knot to shorten it).

Closes with zipper and velcro (see Inside photos).

B :  Medium Oval Purse 

$16.00 each

11"L x 2"W x 8.5"H 

Available in different fabrics.

Sun symbol appears on all bags. It is carved out of bamboo.

Closes with zipper and velcro (see Inside photos).

Has an inside cell phone pocket (see Inside photos).

Has one long strap (if it's too long, you can make a knot to shorten it).

Collection of Purses and Handbags by Vivian Rivera 

All are available in different fabrics. 

Some are made with burlap in addition to the fabric. 

Please read the individual descriptions for more information.

The dimensions of the bags DO NOT include the length of the straps.

C :  Messenger Bag 

$20.00 each

10"L x 2.5"W x 10"H 

Available in different fabrics.

Sun symbol appears on all bags. It is carved out of bamboo.

Has two pockets hidden by flap (see Inside photo with blue pen and business card). 

Closes with zipper and velcro (see Inside photos).

Has an inside cell phone pocket (see Inside photos).

Has an adjustable strap.

D : Large Tote Bag with Burlap 

$20.00 each

14"L x 3"W x 12"H

Available in different fabrics.

All have these 5 Taíno symbols: Coquí Frog, Spider Sun, Jayuya Sun, Coquí Frog, and Coquí Frog.

Closes with zipper and velcro (see Inside photos).

Has an inside cell phone pocket (see Inside photos).

Available with either a short strap or a long strap. The one is this photo has a short strap.

E : Large Tote Bag with Fabric 

$20.00 each

13.5"L x 3"W x 12"H

Available in different fabrics.

Sun symbol appears on all bags. It is carved out of bamboo.

Closes with zipper and velcro (see Inside photos).

Has an inside cell phone pocket (see Inside photos).

Available with either a short strap or a long strap. The one is this photo has a long strap.

F : Large Burlap Double Handle Purse 

$24.00 each

13.5"L  x 3"W x 13"H 

Available in different fabrics.

Coquí Frog and Jayuya Sun symbols appear on all bags.

Has an outer pocket for easy access.

Closes with velcro strip (see Inside photos).

Has an inside cell phone pocket (see Inside photos).

Available only with short double straps.

Carlos López      (Río Grande, P.R.)

Leather Purses 

 

          A - Small with Butterfly, $20.00, 5.5"L x 1"W x 3.5"H

          B - Small with Flower, $20.00, 5.5"L x 1"W x 3.5"H

          C - Medium with Flower, $30.00, 7"L x 1"W x 6"H

          D - Medium with Butterfly, $30.00, (No Image Shown)

Rogative Bags      (San Juan, P.R.)

Small Pouches 

$15.50 each

6"L x 2"W x 4.5"H

Closes with zipper.

Printed Canvas

          A - Amapola Flower 

          B - La Rogativa Statue

          C - Flamboyán Tree

          

Large Trinket Bag 

$36.00 each

10"L x 5"W x 7.5"H

Closes with zipper.

Double Cloth Interior Lining

Reverse side available in plain white cloth or with black horizontal lines. 

Printed Canvas

Inside messages are written below: 

          A - Amapola: Part Poppy. Part hibiscus. 100% Puerto Rican. Some                             consider it the national flower.

                          

          B - La Rogativa: Striking statue overlooking San Juan's harbor. It honors                   the women who protected the city from invasion.

          C - Flamboyán: Also known as Royal Poinciana. Transforming every June                    & July the Puerto Rican landscape into a sea of fire.

          

Irma Ortiz      (San Juan, P.R.)

Coquí Bag for Kids 

$5.00 each

  "L x  "H

Canvas Bag with Fabric Coquí Face.

Coquí face only in Green.

  

T-Shirts by: Jaime Cruz 

d-made Tie-Dye designs. There are many color combinations and different patterns to choose from

          A - Taíno Sea Turtle ("Jicotea") T-Shirt

          B - Taíno Owl ("Múcaro") T-Shirt 

          C - Taíno "Guanín" T-Shirt. The "Guanín" was a type of gold medallion used by the Taíno chiefs.

                It is a symbol of power and it is represented by a sun.

          D - Taíno Sea Turtle ("Jicotea") Tank Top

          E - Taíno Owl ("Múcaro") Tank Top

          F - Taíno "Guanín"Tank Top. The "Guanín" was a type of gold medallion used by the Taíno chiefs. 

               It is a symbol of power and it is represented by a sun.

G : Extra Large Beach Bag 

$20.00 each

16"L x 3"W x 13"H  

Available in different fabrics.

All have these 5 Taíno symbols: Coquí Frog, Spider Sun, Jayuya Sun, Coquí Frog, Coquí Frog.

Closes with velcro strip (see Inside photos).

Has an inside cell phone pocket (see Inside photos).

Available only with short double straps.

T-Shirts by: Luis "Chembo" Raúl Vázquez

Adult Small, Adult Medium, Adult Large, Adult Xtra Large ..... $11.99 each

Youth Medium..... $9.99 each (not all designs are available)

Adult Xtra Xtra Large.......$13.99 each (not all designs are available)

Uses 100% COTTON as well as 50% POLYESTER / 50% COTTON.

Most of his designs incorporate Taíno petroglyphs; symbols that were drawn out by the native Taíno people of Puerto Rico. 

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T-shirts by: Luis "Indio" Vega 

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          A - Large sun god, with minor symbols embedded into it. The word

               "Boriquen" also appears on the bottom of the sun; it is the original

                name for the island of Puerto Rico; ONLY in  Blue; Sizes: AS, AM, AL, AXL.

          

T-Shirts by: Jaime Cruz 

$17.99 each

Uses 100% COTTON

The Sleeved T-Shirts (A, B, and C) run in MEN sizes.

The Tank Top Shirts (D, E, and F) run in WOMEN sizes.

These are hand-made Tie-Dye designs. There are many color combinations and different patterns to choose from.

The designs are Taíno petroglyphs; symbols drawn by the native people of Puerto Rico. 

Some Tank Tops have adjustable straps. 

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Leather Purses 

Made from cow leather. 

Both Small and Medium styles have adjustable straps. 

Dimensions provided DO NOT include the length of the straps.

 

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Canvas Pouches and Trinket Bags 

          

          

Canvas Bags for Kids

  

María "Millie" Colón      (Carolina, P.R.)

Burlap Bags with the Puerto Rican Flag 

Available in either the Puerto Rican Flag's colors or as the Protest Flag.

Bags are hand-made; sizes are approximations and can vary.

Dimensions provided DO NOT include the length of the straps.

There are different Burlap Colors available.

Some have Taíno symbols. 

Burlap and cloth.

 

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A : Small Horizontal Flag Bags

$12.00 each

7.5"L x 1.25"W x 6"H

Closes with velcro strip.

No cell phone pocket inside.

Only available with short double straps.

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B : Small Vertical Flag Bags 

$12.00 each

6.75"L x 2"W x 10"H

Closes with velcro strip.

No cell phone pocket inside.

Only available with one long strap.

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C : Large Vertical Flag Bags 

$24.00 each

8.5"L x 2.5"W x 12.5"H

Closes with velcro strip.

Has a cell phone pocket inside.

Only available with one long strap.

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D : Large Horizontal Flag Bags 

$24.00 each

13"L x 2.5"W x 12"H

Closes with velcro strip.

Has a cell phone pocket inside.

Only available with one long strap.

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