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How Kolhapuri chappal will Make you Cool...

Hello In this Blog will discuss how Kolhapuri chappal helps you to keep your body temperature cool...Kolhapuri chappal is a great Heritage and Legacy of a culture in which the real authentic Kolhapuri chappal is completely made in pure veg tanned leather which is leather tanned in the herb in which no chemical is being used or artificial processing is being done while tanning the leather rather it's tanning happens in the very traditional way in which the leather is matured in natural herbs which increase leather benefits for our body addition to that it also retains leather natural sweat absorbing capacity due to which when the Kolhapuri chappal is completely handcrafted by our most skilled and experienced craftsman made...

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How to take care of Kolhapuri chappals

The great power comes with great responsibilitythe Great love for the craft comes with the great responsibility of maintaining one.it is very true that there is such a great Havoc about maintaining the Kolhapuri chappal and Delicate & everything but actually it is not that difficult to maintain your Kolhapuri chappal and in this blog post and attach YouTube video I will try to help you in that.so let's begin.first of all there are two major times when you would like to maintain your Kolhapuri chappal , 1. The First and Main one is recurring when you want to clean your Kolhapuri chappal while you are using it on day to day basis and you want to polish it whenever you...

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Where Kolhapuri chappal made out for measurement in Mumbai…

Hello kolhapuri lover's,Everyone likes to have great kolhapuri chappal pair at their feet to experience the greatest history of our culture to know our heritage & to experience our craftsmanship which has been there for hundreds of years on the proud shoulder of craftsman …The tradition where you would get the best handmade craft custom-made for your feet according to your needs and choices which will fit your feet and personality perfectly. But nowadays it seems like it is very difficult to get the authentic handmade original kolhapuri chappal around us, but Don’t Worry we got you The Oldest kolhapuri shop in Mumbai(Est 1978) & one of the oldest in India. "Sai Vaibhav Footwear (Est 1978)" which has been serving...

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Kolhapuri chappal eyes foreign shores, set for a makeover; Paris designer roped in for training

Aiming to revive the legacy of the iconic Kolhapuri chappal, the Maharashtra State Khadi and Village Industries (MSKVI) Board is all set to give it an international makeover. The board has roped in Paris-based design professor and footwear designer Neona Skane to conduct workshops and train local artisans and chappal-makers. The board is also taking the help of current and former businessmen and experts from other footwear giants such as Bata to conduct these workshops. The MSKVI Board is also planning to explore ways to take Maharashtra’s popular handcrafted Kolhapuri chappals to the international market. “Observing that the Kolhapuri chappal market has been on a decline, we decided hold a workshop to identify the factors behind this. This was the...

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The last original Kolhapuris

Behind a large bungalow in the Jawahar Nagar area in Kolhapur town in eastern Maharashtra lies a small plot of land, measuring 85x160 yards. A small hut adjoins it and it is one of many equally-sized plots along the road that runs through this neighbourhood. Like the other plots, this piece of land is covered with overgrown grass that hides a collection of grey stone structures. It has the feel of a cemetery now but used to be a bag tanning unit, employing a unique method of tanning and preparing leather out of buffalo or bullock hide. Till about 20 years ago, people say, the entire road used to bustle with the sound of numerous tanning units operating all at once. Most...

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