Red leather handbag

A fringed red leather handbag that is all handmade and hand stitched, has lots of fringe and room inside.

We have been enjoying spring and a little warmer weather here in Arizona. The hummingbirds are coming around doing their dance. ūüôā They are so joyful. ‚̧ Today I would like to show you a beautiful fringed red leather handbag all handmade by us.

fringed red leather handbag

This fringed leather handbag is made to order in our Etsy shop.

This bag features an extra pocket inside and one on the back of the bag, lots of fringe and a comfortable flat strap. Because it is made to order you can have it made in your favorite color and the strap can be the length of your choice. We added an antler tip closure to the front of this bag that is easy for you to open and close and keeps all your items secure.

inside pockets of the red bag

This leather bag is all handmade and hand stitched with attention to detail. Each bag we make is one of a kind. For more information on this bag follow the links.

Thanks for stopping in!

Debbie and John @ Thunder Rose Leather

A week in motion

The beginning of a work in progress beaded Thunderbird bag.

Beaded Thunderbird by Thunder Rose Leather


This is the beginning of a work in progress beaded medicine pouch. I just finished this and love the way it turned out. It’s going to look cool on the saddle tan leather bag I make. I will show that finished work later on.

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Another beaded favorite that I finished up is this beaded medicine bag that is ready to ship on our website.

A beaded Thunderbird. Custom made just for you. A work in progress.
beaded medicine bag

This small necklace amulet bag is beaded directly to the leather. You can find it on our website thunderroseleather.com

New ready to ship bags. These leather pouches are ready to ship. We have some fringed, some with burned animal totems and beaded pouches . Each is unique in it’s own way.

fringed medicine bag
medicine bag with bear totem
black drawstring medicine pouch

We hope you enjoy our work. I will be back later to show the finished Thunderbird bag. Coming soon!

Much love and light!

Debbie and John

Thunder Rose Leather

Boho bag

Good morning! We are enjoying a nice spring here in Arizona. We could use some rain as always but the things are blooming and the garden is coming up.

We have been adding some boho bags to the thunderroseleather.co website along with some other items like handmade baby moccasins and more purses and accessories. A little at a time and it is growing in a zen kind of way.  Slow and steady , one thing at a time.

ūüôā¬† *We are now offering free shipping on all orders on our website.*¬† ūüôā

                            Bohemian leather crossbody bag

fringed white bag
fringed white bag

This boho bag is done in white leather and features an extra pocket inside and one on the back. It has an a adjustable 4 point braided strap and long fringe front and back. This bag is all handmade and hand stitched. For more information on this bag go here:

fringed white bag

This made to order bag can be made in your favorite color and you can add an antler tip closure to the front if you would like . Contact us on customizing your bag.

This would be a great spring bag or a perfect boho wedding bag for a new bride. It would be something she could have as a keepsake for a lifetime.

If you are looking for a new spring handbag or leather goods for your everyday life come by and visit us on our website  thunderroseleather.co or thunderrose on Etsy.

Thanks for stopping by!

Love , light and peace

Debbie and John

Thunder Rose Leather

Festival bag for Grateful Dead fans

Good morning friends!

We have been working on some new projects . Today I would like to share one of our new , ready to ship deadhead art bags. This one is done in palomino buckskin and has a beaded stealie with dancing bears and a turtle on a glass cabochon for a focal point on the front of the bag. I beaded around this beautiful cabochon with green and purple beads.

deadhead art bag
Fringed buckskin leather festival bag with deadhead beadwork

This bag measures 7 inches tall x 5.5 inches wide and has a 48 inch four point braided shoulder strap. This deadhead art bag has an antler tip closure on the front of the bag.

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Deadhead art bag , leather fringed phone bag.

This picture shows that this leather bag would be a great place to keep your phone and few other things when you want to travel light and take a few items with you. This crossbody bag is light and the fringes can dance with you.

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Beaded Rosette stealie with dancing bear and turtle. Beautiful glass cabochon

This is a closeup of the beaded rosette I did for this bag. It is one of my smaller deadhead art bag rosettes. I will be making more of these in different styles and look forward to sharing them with you. So stay tuned! ūüôā

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beaded Grateful Dead Stealie handbag
Deadhead art bag by Thunder Rose Leather

This is one I did a while back it has found a new home but I will be making more up ahead so stay tuned. If you want to order a custom deadhead art bag from us just contact us.

We have been enjoying Grateful Dead music for many years and are so Grateful that they have evolved into Dead & Company to keep the music going. ‚̧ ūüôā

‚̧¬† ūüôā Thanks for stopping in! ‚̧ ūüôā

Come by our website to see more pictures and information on this bag.

Thunder Rose Leather

Valentines Day gift ideas

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A single red rose in white light

There is such beauty in a single rose. One of the many things that express love without words.

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Here are a few of our leather pieces that would make a heartfelt gift for your special someone.

BURGUNDY LEATHER PURSE

beaded heart handbag
beaded heart bag . soft burgundy leather

A beautiful small beaded heart purse that is done in soft tanned burgundy leather . This crossbody bag would make a heartfelt gift  for any age.

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For a newborn baby and mom

RED BABY MOCCASINS

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Newborn baby moccasins in red

 

Red baby moccasins that are all handmade and hand stitched. One of a kind and a perfect gift for a new mom and baby.

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Black medicine bag with a glass heart bead

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A black medicine bag with a pink glass heart.

This black buckskin medicine bag is soft and strong. The pink glass heart bead stands out on this beautiful medicine amulet bag.

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For those of you who love white leather we have this beautiful off white leather phone bag.

WHITE LEATHER PHONE BAG

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White leather crossbody phone bag

A beautiful off white leather crossbody phone bag with a 4 point braided strap and tied fringe down the sides.

Everything you see here is ready to ship on our website thunderrose.co . There are different things being added daily.

Thanks for stopping in and taking a look.

Blessings!

Debbie and John

 

 

Ready to ship gift ideas

Good morning friends! I hope everyone had a beautiful day of giving thanks!¬† During these holidays John and I really try to stay at a steady pace. So everything we make is very well made and there is no OMG stress. In our online stores most everything is made to order. But this year we have some “READY TO SHIP SECTIONS”. We have been making the things we make for over 25 years and have learned there is no way to have every single thing we make sitting there ready to ship out .

This year we have ready to ship leather handbags, beaded handbags , medicine bags wallets, and a few pair of baby moccasins. You can find all of these sections in our ETSY SHOP THUNDER ROSE , in the first three sections after the ON SALE section. Just so you know we are running a sale. When you buy $30. or more you receive 20% off.

We are no longer making promises for things to get to you by Christmas that are made to order. But the ready to ship items go out in one or two days. No problem.

Sometimes we are running a little ahead of schedule but not always. In the end we just want to make sure everyone gets something quality made. So that is what we do.

Here are some things that we have in our ready to ship sections.

 

beaded burgundy leather bag
Beaded leather handbag with a heart center piece

fringed leather handbags
Leather Tote

fringed leather boho handbag
Fringed leather boho bag with beaded turtle

green wallet
Green leather wallet

 

leather medicine bags
leather medicine bags

Thanks for taking a look.

To see more come by our Etsy shop THUNDER ROSE 

Blessings!

Debbie and John

Leather treasures and gifts

We have some beautiful ready to ship leather handbags, totes and medicine pouches at Thunder Rose 

The first four sections of our shop are devoted to ready to ship items. We have many made to order bags that you can choose from. Everything in the end is one of a kind, all hand stitched and some are beaded by me with the beadwork having a fine beautiful leather lace around the rosette. We also have a wide variety of made to order handbags , totes,medicine amulet bags, flute and pipe bags, clutches and baby and children’s moccasins. Be sure to get your orders in soon for Christmas. This is our busy time of year and we are handstitched one at a time with attention to detail.

For today here are the bags I would like to show.

leather handbags
Beautiful handmade leather handbag, tote and medicine bag.

Below are the individual pictures of each bag and a description. Click on the links for more information or to buy the bags.

Large Leather Shoulder Bag

large leather handbag
Large leather handbag

Large leather shoulder bag. This handbag is made of soft saddle tan leather and is 12 inches wide, 12 inches tall and 3 inches deep. It has an extra pocket inside, a pocket outside on the back and a comfortable 31 inch shoulder strap. Ready to ship

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Leather Tote

fringed leather handbags
Leather Tote

A soft brown leather tote. This handbag is made in soft mahogany brown leather with an antler closure. It is 10 inches tall, 10 inches wide and 2.75 inches deep. It has an extra pocket inside and a comfortable 48 inch strap. A nice size for an everyday bag.

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Leather Medicine Bag

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Leather medicine bag

A brown medicine pouch that is hand stitched and measures approximately 3 inches tall x 2 inches wide and has lapis blue color glass beads on the front of the bag. The neck strap is approximately 36 inches long. The leather is soft and beautiful. This small leather pouch is perfect for a small tone or crystal.
Ready to ship.

Thanks for stopping by!

Blessings!

Debbie and John

Thunder Rose

 

 

 

Beaded newborn baby moccasins

Good morning. It’s a beautiful , hot day in Arizona. We did get some awesome rain storms last night. ¬†We have these really sweet white newborn moccasins with fringe to show you today. Be sure to stop by our website for more beautiful handmade moccasins and bags . ¬†thunderroseleather.co

fringed newborn baby moccasins
White buckskin baby moccasins.

fringed newborn baby moccasins
Beaded white buckskin moccasins

These sweet white buckskin baby moccasins are beaded in rainbow colors. The moccasins are for a baby from 0 to 6 months and measure 4 inches heel to toe.  The white buckskin leather is real soft and durable lasting for many years to come. They are a perfect keepsake and make a fun gift at a baby shower for the new mom to be. They are all hand stitched and beaded by us. One of the perks of made to order is if you would like a different color of beading or leather just contact us. We are happy to help you .

These moccasins are on our website. If you go to this link you will be able to purchase them. They are $43.00 with free shipping. thunderroseleather.co

Thanks for stopping in and taking a look. You can also connect with us on FaceBook.

Blessings!

Debbie and John

Thunder Rose Leather

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Rose from our garden

Leather bead art custom bags in white

It’s been awhile since I blogged anything. I keep thinking about it but some days are so long I am just not feeling it in the afternoons. It’s Saturday morning and I just finished working on our new online store thunderroseleather.co. It’s a work in progress but I a happy with the new store. It will take some time to get all the products we offer up but of course we do have our Etsy shop (Thunder Rose).

In Arizona we have been having an extreme heat wave that seems to be breaking this week. It has been so hot. We are feeling grateful for a break and praying for rain. It’s been a really tough garden year for sure. The heat, squirrels and gophers have been a huge challenge. So I just said well enough of that. Comes to be a point in time when it’s time to be done. lol…. At least for now.

We have been very busy in the shop making some custom white leather bags this week. Each one has it’s own uniqueness.

Beaded pipe bag
Beaded pipe bag

I love the long flowing fringe on this white beaded four directions pipe bag.

Four directions beaded rosette
Four directions rosette

When I do a four directions beadwork for our customers I always ask where they would like the direction colors to be. There are many tribes and each person likes their colors to fit with their tribe.

white leather wedding bag
white leather wedding bag

This beautiful white leather bag is a special wedding bag. We feel so honored to have our work be with someone on their special day.

white leather wedding bag
white leather wedding bag

white leather clutch
white leather clutch

Our fringed leather clutches are so cool. I love the bigger size of this one and the simple beadwork makes it elegant. Love all the fringe.

white leather bag with beaded rosette
white leather clutch with a beaded rosette

white leather bag
white leather bag

This white boho bag is so unique. We looked for a while to find this beautiful turquoise center piece and finally found just the right one. This white custom bag turned out really beautiful.

This is what John and I have been up to this week among other things. I really love how all of these have turned out. They are all on their way to their forever homes.

If you are looking for a custom bag for a special occasion or for your everyday life come by and contact us. You can find us here.

Thunder Rose Website

Our Etsy shop

Facebook

Blessing to you all!

Debbie and John

Inspiration turtle bag

¬†This bag started on day when I received ¬†some abalone cabs and was looking at them.I was stunned at the beauty and thought about what would be the perfect rosette for this. My mind went right to a sea turtle. It was very fitting. Everyone who knows me knows how much I love beading turtles. Turtles really mean something to me. I feel I have learned from them in this lifetime. For one they are so ancient and represent Mother Earth who I love dearly. ¬†Their wisdom teaches to slow down and be in the moment and enjoy life. For me when it’s time to go inside and be quiet then do so. Be still and go within calming the mind and refreshing your energy. In water they can move fast and gracefully. So the wisdom in life for me is when life is moving fast and intensely be sure to breath and move mindfully ¬†through life’s intensities. If you get off track come back and start again from where you are.

 I looked at this beautiful abalone cabochon and picked out the beads I thought would look best with it. So this is the turtle.

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Beaded turtle totem with abalone cabochon

Once the turtle was finished it was time to make a choice on what color of leather would bring out the abalone. I looked at some smoke leather, chocolate leather , green leather and then the burgundy leather came in. WOWZA! It was perfect ! It totally brings out the colors in the abalone cab.

Take a look

Burgundy leather turtle bag

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Beaded turtle handbag with fringe

This burgundy leather bag is ready to ship in our Etsy shop.

I decided on this style bag because in the meantime between making the turtle and the leather purse I had another inspiration flow though me.

¬†So many of us love to journal these days in different ways. Some of us like to sort out our minds this way , some like gratitude journals , dream journals, ¬†you get the drift. I have enjoyed journaling mostly by writing a prayer , poem , inspiring thought and gratitude thoughts. I love coloring in mine . It’s fun and makes the journal pretty.

My  inspiration is it would be great to have a very special bag to keep a small purse size mini journal in for when you go for a hike or want to sit by the creek , ocean , river or sit in your yard like me and watch the birds.

I needed a bag that would also be big enough for your cell phone and  keys.

 This is the kind of  mini journal I am thinking of. My friend Carola Bartz makes and sells these in her Etsy store

Carola Bartz Small Journal

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Blue starfish mini journal

I really love Carola’s Etsy shop.

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Moving on this this week…..

This week  I got in some new mint green beads and created  this smaller size turtle.

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Work in progress turtle

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Work in progress turtle all finished and ready for a new leather bag

I really love how this creation turned out. I haven’t decided what color of cross body bag this will go on yet. It is still a work in progress.

Thanks for taking the time to stop in and read about my art life!

Love , peace and blessings!

Debbie

THUNDER ROSE LEATHER