There are several communities involved in making products from leather, with each dealing with a separate process. The people who flay the animals...
Leather Chappals/Sandals of Karnataka
The leather chappals ? sandals are famous of Athani Taluka of Belgaum District. This place is known for the leather chappals which are similar to the Kohlapuri pattern of Maharashtra. These are very sturdy, soft and comfortable. Today the artists provide latest designs and patterns with lot of accessories attached.
These chappals or the sandals are made for both the sexes and are worn with all kinds of attires. Leather belts, bags, purses are the other specialties.