Double Happiness Tote Bag

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Destination: Malacca, Malaysia

The design of this pretty tote is associated with weddings. The symbol is that of “double happiness,” formed by compressing two copies of , the Chinese character for “joy,” while the sparrows represent good luck. It was made using a stencil cut by our friend Ray Tan Aik Leng, a second-generation Malaysian, whose grandfather came over from China.


Before Ray Tan Aik Leng (“Ah Long” or “Dragon” to his friends) became a master paper-cutter, he sold t-shirts at a boutique, did some woodworking, and got greasy at a mechanic’s shop. He saved up for years to open ... Read More

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13 x 14"

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