Kolhapuri chappals are the famous handcrafted footwear made in the villages of Maharashtra in India. Kolhapuri chappals are made from processed leather. These chappals are stout, sturdy, day long usable. These are very popular in rural areas of Maharashtra. Indiabycraft has taken the initiative to design these chappals in a more modern and contemporary way to reach to the masses. This precious craftsmanship is fighting for its survival because of low sales and high end brands market. This is a pure Indian art so we must all support and endorse our Kolhapuris.
This footwear has been popular since the 18th century. The chappals get their name as the style is Kolhapuri, while being sold in adjoining towns and cities of Maharashtra, including Kolhapur, assumed the brand name of Kolhapuri chappal.
Kolhapuri chappals are made from processed leather. Hides of buffalo are processed and grazed. Grazing of leather makes the leather hard enough for daily wear and tear use.
Some of the traditional designs of Kolhapuri chappals include Kachkadi, Bakkalnali, and Pukari. These chappals are stout, sturdy, day long usable. These are very popular in rural areas of Maharashtra
Authentic Kolhapuri handcrafted footwear perfect for traditional and casual wear.