Introducing Avarcas: Leather Sandals Handmade in Spain

Meghan Finney

We're so excited about the newest addition to La Quaintrelle!  Let us introduce you to Avarcas: Traditional footwear from the island of Menorca in Spain. The story behind the shoes... Menorca is the second largest island of the Balearic Islands, located in the Mediterranean. It is a highly desirable place to visit for its picturesque landscape: turquoise waters and a charming countryside peppered with white stucco houses.Menorca is dry and hot in the summertime. The first avarcas were created over a century ago for farmers working its arid land. Crafted from all-natural leather and recycled tires, they were designed to...

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