A unique masterpiece

Since 1977, we have been creating and crafting unique, durable, and timeless leather goods in Freiburg that you will love to wear for a lifetime.

A unique masterpiece

Since 1977, we have been creating and crafting unique, durable, and timeless leather goods in Freiburg that you will love to wear for a lifetime.

Sustainable and stylish: Discover our environmentally-friendly handmade sandals!

Combine style with sustainability! Our handmade custom sandals are crafted by using environmentally friendly materials which are beneficial for both your feet and the environment. Reduce your ecological footprint with our sandals.

Our flagship model - the most durable sandals in the world.

Simply hover over the points displayed on the sandal and discover what makes these sandals so unique.


Mexican connection

No buckles, instead, the straps are firmly and flexibly adjustable.


Anatomically integrated strap system

The straps are thoughtfully designed to provide a customized fit, allowing for precise adjustment to the height and width of your foot.


Repairable outsole

Choose from six different soles with various characteristics, all of which can be easily repaired.


Footbed crafted from the highest quality vegetable-tanned leather.

The footbed is carefully customized to perfectly fit the unique shape of your foot, based on your individual footprint.


Two stitches intricately embedded within layers of leather.

Skillfully handcrafted, five layers are expertly stitched together to ensure exceptional durability and stability.

Crafted to perfection: Discover our custom-made sandals!

Each pair of our handmade sandals is carefully crafted with the focus on detail and artisanal skills. Experience the comfort of the unique fit that only costum-made sandals can provide.”

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Our bespoken collections

Footwear: Sandals and shoes.

Your feet deserve only the best! Our custom-made sandals are not only comfortable but also an expression of your personality. Choose from a variety of colors, designs, and soles to create a unique pair that suits you.

Belts and bags

Uncover the exquisite craftsmanship and versatile elegance of our leather bags and belts.

These repair-friendly leather products are meticulously handcrafted using premium materials, seamlessly blending age-old artistry with contemporary flair.


Immerse yourself in the art of leather crafting in our welcoming and friendly craft workshops. With a focus on craftsmanship, our experienced artisans will provide guidance and support as you explore the fascinating world of leatherwork. Craft unique leather bags, belts, and sandals that will leave a lasting impression on you and others!

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Craftsmen and the team.

Passionately handcrafted.

A dedicated group of craftsmen bring their expertise to every step of the process, from concept to creation. They work closely with a young team which are supporting various aspects of the workshop.

Worth knowing

Custom Woven Shoe "Panama"

Did you know that these custom woven sandals are also called Huaraches? For the casual yet stylish woven look, we hand-cut the leather straps.

Leather sandals with straps

What distinguishes the sandals from Sandalenwerkstatt Freiburg from the competition? Learn more about the functionality and materials of our sandals.

Leather with Quality

Good craftsmanship goes hand in hand with good materials. That’s why Sandalenwerkstatt relies on sturdy and high-quality leather from Germany and France.

Any more questions?

If you’re unsure about what happens after placing an order or how to properly care for your leather sandals, feel free to visit our FAQs. There, you’ll find answers to most of your questions.

In case of any uncertainties, don’t hesitate to reach out to us directly with your inquiries. We are here to assist you personally.

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