• A pair of men’s wood and leather geta. This style, with the narrow ha (teeth under the sole) and especially with metal edges on the ha,) really isn't made anymore, so a rare find
  • Traditional hanao (thong toe straps), in leather. Wooden soles with grips
  • See last picture for how geta are traditionally worn, with foot hanging off back of heel. You can choose whether to wear them fully on the sole or that traditionals way.
  • Made and bought in Japan
  • Please be aware that different monitors display colour slightly differently. Therefore the colour in the photos and description is a guide only


Condition:
Excellent

Measurements:

Length 24cm. 
The Japanese wear geta with the heel hanging 2-3cm off the back, to centre gravity of the body, though this is less essential with some modern style geta, which have a heel and don't have the narrow teeth (ha) under the sole. The type with two teeth are worn this way (see diagram below this pair of geta’s photos). Measure your foot when standing (or squatting), with your weight pressing down on it.

Leather Strap Geta

SKU: fg52
£57.00Price
  • The Japanese wear geta with the heel hanging 2-3cm off the back, to centre gravity of the body, though this is less essential with some modern style geta, which have a heel and don't have the narrow teeth under the sole. The type with two teeth are worn this way (see diagram above this pair of geta’s photos). Measure your foot when standing (or squatting), with your weight pressing down on it, then compare with sole length of geta. Note that a, for example, 27cm sole is suitable for a 30cm foot when worn the traditional way with the heel slightly hanging off the back of the sole.

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