In the Studio Videos

California Handbag Designer Lisa Ramos

Lisa Ramos is a handbag and jewelry designer in Clayton, California. Every year she releases a limited edition handbag and jewelry collection, MONOLISA. Each sophisticated handbag and jewelry design is personally hand crafted by Lisa Ramos. The MONOLISA Collection is not mass produced or sold in retail stores. Pieces are only available exclusively online, by appointment or at a MONOLISA show.  

2022 Videos - In the Studio Creating

The videos below give readers a glimpse of life in the studio with Designer Lisa Ramos in Clayton, California. This year Lisa is sharing visual details with readers her process for making handmade pieces for the MONOLISA Collection.  

The video features behind the scenes with California handbag maker, Lisa Ramos. The video shows the many steps of creating the unique handmade Italian leather crossbody bag collection with shimmering colorful crystals.

Get a glimpse into the world of making bags. There are many steps that go into creating a leather handbag collection. A combination of planning, designing, carefully sourcing, scheduling and hand making each piece are the main parts of a design to production process. 

Leather edge painting is when an artisan finishes the cut edges of a leather piece with paint, creating a more refined look. This video features California handbag designer Lisa Ramos edge painting leather handle straps for a MONOLISA Italian leather tote bag. 

Behind the scenes with California Handbag Designer Lisa Ramos in the studio. It is that time of year for making leather bags. Each year from January through April Lisa is designing and making bags for her company, MONOLISA. She takes viewers through a glimpse of doing a small batch production. Did I mention, she does this project alone? The process is never easy, but in the end there is a great deal of inner satisfaction for her.

See a close look at a finished Italian Leather Embossed Croc Tote Bag made by Designer Lisa Ramos.  

2020-2021 Videos with Designer, Lisa Ramos

The videos below feature designer, Lisa Ramos showcasing the pieces from MONOLISA Handbag and Jewelry Collection. 

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