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Shoes Like Pottery from Japan

19/05/2016
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Shoes Like Pottery | Japanese Craft in a Multi-Season Canvas Shoe

Summer has truly kicked in early this year, with the blossom barley dropping off the trees before temperatures have reached 27 degrees. Let’s hope that this is not the dizzy heights of the temperature gage for the next couple of months as we begin to open up our spring/summer wardrobe and put away the roll-necks and thick jumpers to the back of our closet for the next 6 months. Some of your garments may remain in the same place within your wardrobe and that is certainly the case in regards... Read More

15/02/2014
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Shoe Like Pottery | Handmade in Japan | Stuarts London

The name gives it away , and to be honest I couldn’t think of a better way to describe these shoes. Made in Japan in a Factory founded in 1873. Moonstar originated as a producer of the tabi a five fingered sock with a rubber sole. The hallmark of Shoe Like Pottery is the vulcanising, or a Ka-ryu in Japanese, performed by only a select handful of shoe makers around the world. In the Ka-ryu process, each shoe is fired in a kiln which causes the sulfur mixed inside the... Read More