Handmade Raccoon Slippers

$38.00

Gulnara Kydyrmyshova created by

Gulnara Kydyrmyshova

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Night Crawler

When it's time to creep out of bed for a midnight snacks, you can't go wrong with these charming slippers that resemble one of nature's best-known nocturnal bandits, the racoon. Artisans in Kyrgyzstan hand make these rascally booties for grown-ups from locally-sourced sheep's wool. The slippers are made in small batches, with the natural wool that is dyed, spun, and felted before getting cut and stitched into soft shoes that resemble these mysterious, masked critters. Handmade in Kyrgyzstan.

Sizing info:

Medium: Women's Shoe Size 7-8

Large: Women's Shoe Size 9-10

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Made in Kyrgyzstan

Gulnara Kydyrmyshova

created by

Gulnara Kydyrmyshova

location

Kyrgyzstan

When Kyrgyzstan became an independent country in 1991, most of the nation's talented artists fled to larger and more creative cities. But maker Gulnara Kydyrmyshova stayed behind and established a small retail store with the vision to revive Kyrgyz craftsmanship and help relieve her nation of poverty through the trade of handmade felted works. She started by conducting free sewing classes to unemployed women in her community. For over a decade, she has supported local artisans by selling felted handicrafts in her store.

Read more about about Gulnara's work (and see some stunning photos of Kyrgyzstan) on our blog.

Handmade
Made from
rubber, sheep wool
Measurements
Medium: Women's Shoe Size 7-8; Large: Women's Shoe Size 9-10
Care
Clean with damp cloth; Machine wash delicate cycle.
Item ID
40028

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5.0

Great quality product!

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from New Hampshire

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Pros

  • Cute

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Lounging

    Comments about UncommonGoods Handmade Raccoon Slippers:

    This was a gift to my neice in college. She thought it was great and fit perfectly!

    • Sizing:
    • Feels true to size
    • Width:
    • Feels true to width
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes
    • Who was the recipient of this product?:
    • Other
    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
    • Christmas or Hanukkah

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    5.0

    comfy slippers, great cause

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    from Lisle, IL

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    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Comfy
    • Cute
    • Durable Sole
    • Slip On
    • Soft
    • Warm

    Cons

    • Falls Off Easily

    Best Uses

    • Cold Weather
    • Comfort
    • Home
    • Lounging

    Comments about UncommonGoods Handmade Raccoon Slippers:

    Cute slippers! Love that the purchase aids women in being self-sufficient. These run large; I wear a size 9 / 9.5 and had to exchange for a medium. Hard sole is good for wood floors.

    • Sizing:
    • Feels full size too big
    • Width:
    • Feels too wide
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    • No
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    • Self
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    • Other

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