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Daphne

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Daphne (/ˈdæfn/; Greek: Δάφνη, meaning “laurel”) is a minor figure in Greek mythology known as a naiad—a type of female nymph associated with fountains, wells, springs, streams, brooks and other bodies of freshwater. There are several versions of the myth, but the general narrative is that because of her beauty, Daphne attracted the attention and ardor of the god Apollo (Phoebus). Apollo pursued her and just before being overtaken, Daphne pleaded to her father, the rivergod Ladon, and Ge (Gaia) for help. So Ladon then transformed Daphne into a laurel tree. In Metamorphoses by Roman poet Ovid, she is identified as the daughter of the rivergod Pineios in Thessaly.

The goddess summoned her son Eros (also known as Cupid), the god of love, and told him to make Psyche fall in love with some ugly, mean, and unworthy creature. Eros prepared to obey his mother’s wishes, but when he laid eyes on the beautiful Psyche, he fell in love with her.

These sandals are very comfortable and perfect for everyday wear. They are handmade to order in Greece with high quality genuine leather by local craftsmen using traditional techniques. Natural leather may vary from light beige to light brown and it depends on the particular hide.

The tan colour leather gets darker when exposed to the sunlight, ageing gracefully and classically.

Wearing leather sandals in wet weather conditions is not recommended.

They fit true to size and come in full sizes only. If in-between sizes, we recommend sizing up.

They come with leather lining and insole and with a high resistant rubber anti-slippery outsole.

Heel height 1.5 cms – 0.6 Inches (approx.)

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EU 35 / US 5 / UK 2, EU 36 / US 6 / UK 3, EU 37 / US 7 / UK 4, EU 38 / US 8 / UK 5, EU 39 / US 9 / UK 6, EU 40 / US 10 / UK 7, EU 41 / US 11 / UK 8, EU 42 / US 12 / UK 9, EU 43 / US 13 / UK 10, EU 44 / US 14 / UK 11

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