This is a pair of shoes made from the Nonya beadworksÂ my paternal granny had left behind.Â I’ve actually had this pair of shoes for so many yearsÂ but I’ve never bothered to wear it because I considered the design outdated then.Â But looking at it now, I findÂ the beadworkÂ really intricate and the color vibrantly interesting and wouldn’t mind wearing it at all.
Of course, you can find lots more beaded shoes in more contemporary designs today.Â However, you can still get some of these ready-made Nonya beadwork shoes and beaded shoe plates in Singapore.Â For example, you can check out Kim ChooÂ at East Coast Road and even see their artist demonstrating the making of the beaded shoes from time to time. They even offer courses to teach people how to make beaded shoes.
So tell me, do you own a pair of beaded shoes or would youÂ like to wear such vintage looking Nonya beaded shoes?
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