Leather Kolhapuri Chappals/Sandals of Maharashtra

Leather Kolhapuri Chappals/Sandals of Maharashtra

Kohlapuri chappals are handcrafted leather sandals that get their name from the place of their origin, the district of Kohlapur in the state of Maharashtra. Specific dates and details about the origin of this craft are unknown, but the cobblers of this district have succeeded in creating a globally recognised product. These chappals, which were probably worn only by the inhabitants of Kohlapur, are now worn all over India and abroad. They are especially popular among college- going students and tourists, who buy these chappals - which keep their feet cool during the hot summer months of India - at nominal rates.

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