Hand-tool etching on leather is done in Auroville in Pondicherry. The terracotta coloured leather allows the artist to etch and braid by hand, and...
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.