All sandals are handcrafted and custom made to order. Hand formed toe spring and arch for amazing fit and comfort. Custom colors and sizing available. Made entirely by hand in the usa. These timeless sandals are completely handcrafted in santa fe, nm from all veg tan leather using traditional methods.Designed for beauty, comfort and durability. I hand cut and dye all parts of my sandals, punch all the holes and set all hardware using hand tools. You know, the old way. I'm all about making beautiful handmade sandals for people who want something special and unique and are not into the big box options.
In my work you will find quality, care, attention to detail and personal service that is really not available in mass produced footwear. The clean, classic, timeless designs take inspiration from the simplified elegance of the grecian look made so popular in the us by the late and great barbara shaum.
Sandals have not changed much over millennia. These are the styles you would see if you were scampering around in 500 bc greece, or almost anywhere around the mediterranean between then through yesterday or since the 1960's in la or nyc or almost anywhere today outside of the obvious, obvious places. Every pair of sandals is made to order and treated individually during the making process. Please note that due to the fact that the leather is a natural material, there may be slight variations in the color. Also note, the leather will darken naturally over time.Any imperfections such as scars, marks or uneven thickness are inherent features of the leather and make each piece unique and imbues each sandal with a personality, a story, a life. All leather sandals can be stiff at the beginning but will soften after few days of wearing them. As you wear them they will break in to take on the shape of your foot. The more you wear them, the more comfortable they will become. Size guide: sizes are standard us men's and women's sizes. Cancellations: you can cancel your order by contacting me within 24 hours after placing your order. Each pair i make involves a lot time, materials and care. That said, if for whatever reason you are not happy with them, please let me know right away and i will do what i can to make it right. For sandals that have been ordered with additional charges due to customizations i will also be able to remake your them, or offer you a credit for the full price. Your new sandal will be ready as soon as possible, usually in less than 1 week. Please do not wear the shoes on anything but a clean carpet, rug or towel unless you have committed to purchasing that exact pair. This item is made of veg tan leather and brass components, vegetable tanned leather, hand dyed leather, brass buckles, leather, brass findings.