Kolhapuri chappals are hand crafted in villages on the border of Maharashtra and Karnataka. An authentic Kolhapuri chappal is basically characterized by the manufacturing process used. Originally made from buffalo hide and thread, the leather is cured in a distinct process, and it is made as a cottage industry. Tjori brings you a collection of neatly hand crafted Kolhapuri chappals adorned with gota patti and other thread embellishments for a more contemporary and kitsch look.
Leopon = leopard + lion The Leopon is the result of breeding a male leopard with a female lion. The head of the animal is similar to that of a lion while the rest of the body carries similarities to leopards. The first documented leopon was bred at Kolhapur, India in 1910
KOPESHWAR TEMPLE opeshwar Temple is at Khidrapur, Kolhapur district, Maharashtra. It is also accessible from Sangli. It was built by Silhara King Gandaraditya in the 12th century and then by Seuna Yadavas. It is dedicated to Lord Shiva