Designer da Vinci

Renaissance genius Leonardo da Vinci is known for his paintings, inventions and scientific research. Now he will be known for his - handbags? (photos)

In 1497, da Vinci created a design for an ornate leather accessory. Now the fragmented pieces of the design have been assembled to produce a "chic Renaissance bag" in calfskin. The designer bag, named Pretiosa - meaning precious, will be sold by Gherardini's beginning in March, 2012. Only 99 of the bags have been produced.