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BagsByTravelher

Jewelry pouches, passport covers, (kids) travel gifts

Rotterdam, The Netherlands · 253 Sales

BagsByTravelher

Jewelry pouches, passport covers, (kids) travel gifts

Rotterdam, The Netherlands 253 Sales On Etsy since 2010

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Announcement   Welcome in my shop!

I love to travel. And everywhere I come I buy fabrics. Once home I turn these into exclusive travel items. Everything you see in my shop is dreamt up by me, designed by me and made by me and me alone!!!

On Etsy I also have a shop in which I sell silk, buttons and ribbons, only the best and only the ones I like. If you are curious you can check out my silk shop:

https://www.etsy.com/shop/SilksByUmf


I love to combine fabrics from all over the world into your own special travel accessory.

Stay in tune with my travels and fetishes through my blog:

http://travelherbyumf.blogspot.com

Monique Rhuggenaath

Announcement

Last updated on Mar 25, 2016

Welcome in my shop!

I love to travel. And everywhere I come I buy fabrics. Once home I turn these into exclusive travel items. Everything you see in my shop is dreamt up by me, designed by me and made by me and me alone!!!

On Etsy I also have a shop in which I sell silk, buttons and ribbons, only the best and only the ones I like. If you are curious you can check out my silk shop:

https://www.etsy.com/shop/SilksByUmf


I love to combine fabrics from all over the world into your own special travel accessory.

Stay in tune with my travels and fetishes through my blog:

http://travelherbyumf.blogspot.com

Monique Rhuggenaath

Monique Rhuggenaath

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Monique Rhuggenaath

About

Out of love for fabrics!

Born in the Caribbean on the beautiful island of Curacao, I moved to the Netherlands for college in 1988. After receiving my bachelor's degree in hotel management, I completed Law school and worked in this field for more then 10 years. I wrapped up this part of my life when my husband, my two sons and I left for India in January 2007.

India
We lived in Mumbai, India for 3 years and it was during these amazing years that I started making bags, travel bags (hence: Travelher). Being creative was not new to me. Even though my formers job(s) did not require any creativity (unless you count creativity with words, of course), I was always creating things with my hands as a hobby. Another hobby t I started making bags, travelbags (hence: Travelher). Being creative was not new to me. Even though my formers job(s) did not require any creativity (unless you count creativity with words, of course), I was always creating things with my hands as a hobby. Another hobby is buying fabrics, only real and cool stuff, all over the world. Taught by my mother and encouraged later in life by my husband's aunt, who was very dear to me, I have always enjoyed crochet, needlepoint, sewing and embroidery. If you mix these abilities with my fabric fetish, India is a deadly place.

Career shift
It is in India that I decided to leave "the Law" and (seriously!) get in to creating all sorts of bags and pouches. Over the years I had already accumulated many pieces of fabric, but the amazing silks of India really opened my eyes to the unending possibilities. Mumbai - to me - is not only a place I lived for a couple of years. Mumbai is a feeling, a color and a smell (sometimes more then one smell at the same time). You will feel the Indian influence in my creations.

Back in Holland
Currently I am back in Rotterdam, Holland and over the years I have accumulated such a scary stock of fabrics that I have no choice but to keep making bags, as long as you will want to buy them.

But I am doing more! I recently started selling great fabrics, bits and pieces. You will find my shop on Etsy:
http://www.etsy.com/shop/SilksByUmf

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  • Monique Rhuggenaath

    Owner, Designer, Maker, Curator

    I was born in the Caribbean on the beautiful island of Curacao, but have been living elsewhere for more than 20 years. I am trained in Hotel management and have a masters degree in law, but have been making luxurious bags for the last few years.

Shop policies

Last updated on June 27, 2014
Thanks for stopping by! Welcome in my shop.

Everything you see in my shop is designed and made by me. For this I use the very best quality of fabrics I find all over the world. I do not mass produce my bags. Of every item I just make a few, you can be sure to possess a very unique item! What I like to do the most is combine fabrics of different origins. They often make great matches en thus tell a great story!

Accepted payment methods

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  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
Payment
I accept payments through Paypal, Credit cards and Ideal. After you payment has checked out your ordered items will be shipped to you. I would like to have your Payment within 24 hours after placing your order.

If you request a custom made item I will list a extra Etsy item in my shop, You can thus make your payment through the normal channel. The prices you see in my Etsy shop are the prices before Dutch taxes. If you order from outside the European union, no taxes will apply to your order. If you order from an EU country 19% taxes apply. This will be automatically added.

If your order has been a major mistake you can cancel within 24 hours. I will then refund your complete payment.Please check with me first, id I already shipped hour item cancellation is not possible.

Customized and personalized orders cannot be cancelled.
Shipping
I ship within 2 or 3 days with a normal carrier. I you wish me to send you a secured package, this is possible at additional costs. I can send you a quote for the extra shipping costs.

From the Netherlands shipping is quite smooth. Most packages arrive in the USA within a week, Australia takes approximately 2 weeks. packages sent to European countries take less then a week.
Refunds and Exchanges
I you received a damaged item, or do not receive an item at all, do contact me immediately. This rarely happens, but when it happens I intend to make the problem go away and leave the customer with smile.

Customized bags or personalized items cannot be resold by me, and cannot be returned.
Additional policies and FAQs
You can contact me for custom order or personalized items.

For certain items I can provide you with wholesale prices (e.g. passport cover for destination wedding presents)