Simon Beck: Creating art with a compass and snowshoes
An English artist makes 300ft portraits with his snowshoes
Clogs (shoes)
Clogs are a type of footwear made in part or completely from wood. Clogs are used worldwide and although the form may vary by culture, within a culture the form often remained unchanged for centuries....
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Moccasin
A moccasin is a shoe, made of deerskin or other soft leather, consisting of a sole and sides made of one piece of leather, stitched together at the top, and sometimes with a vamp (additional panel of ...
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Multani Khussa
Khussa is a style of South Asian handcrafted footwear produced in Punjab Pakistan.Khussa are made by artisans mostly using vegetable-tanned leather. The uppers are made of one piece of leather or text...
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Simon Beck: Creating art with a compass and snowshoes
An English artist makes 300ft portraits with his snowshoes
Opanak
Opanak (Bulgarian: цървул, опинок; Macedonian: опинок; Serbian Cyrillic: опанак) are traditional peasant shoes worn in Southeastern Europe (specifically Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, C...
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Hnyat-phanat
Hnyat-phanat (Burmese: ညှပ်ဖိနပ်; MLCTS: hnyap hpi. nap, [ɲ̥appʰənaʔ]) is a Burmese traditional sandal, similar to flip-flops. Although it refers to almost any sandal worn by the people of Myanmar, it...
Valenki
Valenki (Russian: ва́ленки; [ˈvalʲɪnkʲɪ]; sg valenok (Russian: ва́ленок; [ˈvalʲɪnək])) are traditional Russian winter footwear, essentially felt boots: the name valenok literally means "made b...
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Abaca slippers
Abaca slippers are made from dried abacá plants and leaves, as well as sometimes from dried pineapple plant leaves. Abaca slippers may be found in the Davao and Mindanao regions of the Philippines and...
Espadrille
Espadrilles or alpargatas are normally casual, flat, but sometimes high-heeled shoes originating in the Pyrenees. They usually have a canvas or cotton fabric upper and a flexible sole made of jute rop...
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Cantabrian albarcas
A Cantabrian albarca is a rustic wooden shoe in one piece, which has been used particularly by the peasants of Cantabria, northern Spain.Cantabrian albarcas are similar to other clogs from Europe, but...
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Haferlschuh
The Haferlschuh is the traditional Bavarian shoe. It was designed originally as a work shoe for alpine terrain, but it developed into a timeless classic. In Bavaria it may also be called a Bundschuh....
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Snowshoe
A snowshoe is footwear for walking over the snow. Snowshoes work by distributing the weight of the person over a larger area so that the person's foot does not sink completely into the snow, a quality...
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Abarka
The abarka (Basque), abarca or albarca (Spanish) is the traditional footwear in Pyrenees. This sandal made in one piece of calf leather is tied by braided wool laces around the socks. Note however tha...
Klomp
A klomp is a clog from the Netherlands. Klompen are whole feet clogs. Approximately 3 million pairs of klompen are made each year. They are sold throughout the Netherlands. A large part of the market ...
Episcopal sandals
The episcopal sandals, also known as the pontifical sandals, are a Roman Catholic pontifical vestment worn by bishops when celebrating liturgical functions according to the pre-Vatican II rubrics, for...
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Bakya
The Bakyâ or wooden clogs were once the most commonly used footwear in the Philippines before the introduction of rubber sandals.This footwear is made from local light wood like santol and laniti. It ...
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Paduka
Paduka is the name of India's oldest, most quintessential footwear. It is little more than a sole with a post and knob, which is engaged between the big and second toe.It exists in a variety of forms ...
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Troentorp Clogs
Troentorp Clogs are wooden clogs handcrafted in Troentorp, Sweden, a small village approximately three kilometers from Båstad, Skåne in southern Sweden. Troentorp Clogs (formerly known as Båstad Clogs...
Huarache (shoe)
Huaraches (from the original warachi, also known as Purepecha or Tarascan  wa'ɾatʃe , singular huarache) are a type of Mexican sandal. Pre-Columbian in origin, they gained popularity and not...
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Clog (British)
A British clog is a wooden soled clog from Great Britain.
There are two explanations of the development of the English style clog. They may have evolved from pattens which wereslats of wood held ...
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Avarca (shoe)
The avarca ([əˈvarkə], plural avarques) is a type of sandal popular in the Balearic Islands (Spain), especially Minorca. The shoes are made using a leather upper and a rubber sole.Avarca is a traditio...
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Mukluk
Mukluks or Kamik (ᑲᒥᒃ [kaˈmik]) (singular: kamak, plural: kamiit) are a soft boot traditionally made of reindeer skin or sealskin and were originally worn by Arctic aboriginal people, including the In...
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Bast shoe
Bast shoes are shoes made primarily from bast - fiber from the bark of the linden tree or birch tree: they are a kind of basket woven and fitted to the shape of a foot. Bast shoes are an obsolete trad...
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Hwa
Hwa are a type of traditional Korean boot, which, along with yi (이), is a subdivision of Korean shoes. The yi refers to all kind of shoes that do not go up to ankle. Hwa are usually made of leather, a...
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Namaksin
Namaksin is a kind of traditional Korean clog made of wood for protection against mud and rain. Unlike Japanese geta, Namaksin are close-toed shoes made of one piece of wood. These traditional clogs c...
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Waraji
Waraji (草鞋) are sandals made from straw rope that in the past were the standard footwear of the common people in Japan. Waraji were also worn by the samurai class and foot soldiers (ashigaru) duri...
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Jorabs
Jorabs are ethnic multicolored socks with intricate patterns, knitted from the toe-up. They are usually worn in such a way as to display rich decoration.
The word "Jorabs" originates from Persian...
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Papal shoes
The Papal shoes were the red leather outdoor shoes worn by the Pope. They should not be confused with the indoor papal slippers or the Episcopal sandals, which are the liturgical footwear proper to al...
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