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Hand Welted vs Goodyear Welted: A Detailed Comparison

Hand welted boots and Goodyear welted boots are two distinct styles of premium footwear known for their superior craftsmanship and durability. Hand welted boots embody centuries-old artisanal techniques, meticulously handcrafted for a personalized fit and exceptional comfort. On the other hand, Goodyear welted boots utilize a mechanized chain-stitching process, emphasizing efficiency and sturdiness. While hand […]

Caligae: Unveiling the Roman Empire’s Sturdy and Iconic Footwear

Step back in time to ancient Rome, where Caligae, the renowned footwear of the Roman Empire’s soldiers, commanded attention on the battlefields and paved the way for sturdy, iconic footwear. With its distinctive design and rich historical significance, Caligae continues to captivate our imagination to this day. In this article, we will explore the fascinating […]

Nelibar: Handmade Leather Shoes for the Modern Ethical Fashion Enthusiast

Antique illustration of shoes production

In today’s fast-paced world, where mass-produced products dominate the market, Nelibar stands as a testament to the enduring beauty and craftsmanship of handmade leather shoes. With a commitment to ethical practices and sustainability, Nelibar offers a range of meticulously crafted footwear that appeals to the modern fashion enthusiast who values quality, style, and conscious consumption. […]

Leather Shoes Types

Leather shoes are a timeless fashion staple that have been in use for centuries. They are popular for their durability, versatility, and comfort. There are many different types of leather shoes, each with its own unique features and styles. In this article, we will explore some of the most popular leather shoe types and the […]


Nelibar Craftmanship has been perfected for more that fifty years, forming a modern heritage of exceptional shoemaking and enduring passion for leather. PREPARING THE DESIGN TO DRAFTING THE PATTERN Once the design is finalized, the pattern make starts drafting directly on our wooden shoe that is wrapped in Adhesive tape. Each detail and cut is […]

History of Nelibar?

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Neli Bar is a geographical region in Punjab, Pakistan. It is between the rivers Ravi and Satluj. “Bar” is the name given to areas in Punjab which were thick forests before the arrival of the modern canal irrigation system. Its soil is very fertile, as this plain is formed by the mud that has been […]


We care about animal welfare and endangered species. We believe in a world where no animal suffers for fashion. We have strict policies to enforce this belief: We don’t use extinct animal skin (leather). This species is endangered.We have strict requirements for any animal products we use.We don’t trade in exotic animal skins (leather), or […]


nelibar - handmade & handcrafted leather shoes & accessories

What does the term ‘civilisation’ mean to you? This was the question posed to us when we accepted the challenge of participating in BBC Civilisations in Spring 2018. There was really only one answer that came to mind … civilisation is leather. BBC Civilisations is a nine-part series, hosted by Simon Schama, Mary Beard and […]

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