shopping bag


Tasman bags is a hand-made, durable and stylish collection of women’s bags . The bronze, classic sculptured “Tasman” holds every bag together. The Dutch word for bag is “tas” giving Tasman the meaning “The Bag Man”. The bag and the Tasman sculpture are designed and hand made by Astrid Stoltenborg In Utrecht, the Netherlands

The Tasman shoulder bag is a bag with a flap with magnet closure; protection your stuff going out. Wear it on one shoulder or cross-body.


  • a bronze tasman holding the bag together
  • w25cm x h15,4cm x d5,4cm
  • strap can be adjusted; maximum lenght125cm
  • outside material wool felt/leather/ or paper
  • inside material cork
  • flap with magnet round closure
  • inside a zipper compartment with black organic cotton
  • inside a tasman card holder and extra small compartiment
  • bronze color hardware


What you need to know about this tasman bag

  • The bag is designed and hand made by Astrid Stoltenborg In Utrecht, the Netherlands
  • The bronze tasman is designed and modelled by Astrid Stoltenborg and is cast in bronze
  • The bronze sculptured Tasman holds and keeps the bag together; the whole design being based on Tasman “keeping things together “.
  • In general , there are many posibilities of storage within the bag itself.

what you could put in there

  • A4-writing pad
  • your phone, passport and wallet in the separate zipper compartment
  • your (credit) card or your OV-chip card in the card compartment
  • all kinds small things; coins, keys, screws, pills in the small compartment behind the card compartment
  • a waterbottle
  • if you really like it organized you can purchase in the “hang-in-there” section and buy for example the key cord or an extra zipper compartment, so you can always find your keys or other things.

the material

  • The outside is made out of leather
  • The inside is made out of cork fabric, meaning real cork glued on a backing linen
  • The inside of the smaller compartments is made with organic black cotton
  • The zippers are from YKK
  • Glue, sticky tape, linen tape for strengthening are also used
  • Yarn serafil 40 is used
  • For strengthening the bottom a piece of texon is used, a paper-cellose material.

return the bag

If the bag is not what you expected you can send it back to Tasman.