Sandals made in the USA are often sought but rarely found. The Sandal industry is one of those hit hardest by cheap foreign imports, however there are Americans that fought back and continue to produce American made sandals.
It seems Sandals have been around nearly as long as humans have been. The history of man kind are entwined with this early type of footwear. Archaeologist have found evidence of sandals dating back 10,000 years being made from leaves and twigs.
There is even evidence that some of the earliest sandals were American made. It has been reported that the oldest known sandals were found in Fort Rock Cave in the state of Oregon. These ancient Sandals were made from sagebrush bark.
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Kino Sandals Made in the United States. Kino Sandals are all handmade using natural leather straps and natural rubber soles. All this is done in our traditional sandal factory where the “Sandaleros”, the old world sandal maker, works hard at their craft. You can visit the factory Located in Kino Plaza at the corner of Greene and Fitzpatrick Streets in Key West Florida. The factory / store is a Key West Treasure. 2006 marked the 40th year for Kino making American made Sandals. The founders Mr. and Mrs. Lopez were proud to acknowledge the fact that for the last 20 […]
Okabashi, perhaps America’s most comfortable shoe, is known for bringing together the comfort of reflexology into shoe design. It has many loyal customers and an unmatched Two-Year Guarantee. These factors have helped to sell over 30 million pairs of shoes during the last 30+ years. One of the few remaining American designers and manufactures of shoes, Okabashi is a perfect find for shoes that can fit into your life every day. Starting in 1984 Okabashi American made shoes set out to become different from all the other shoes commpanies. The first large difference you will notice is the make their […]