Blogging with the Dutch Clog Shop about wooden clogs, wooden tulips and souvenirs
To answer this question, it is important at first to clarify why a souvenir is usually purchased and given as a gift. A souvenir is usually purchased when visiting a city or country as a reminder of that place. For example, if you go abroad, you can buy a symbol representing that country. It may also be a nice souvenir if you have visited a nice city or village in the Netherlands and you will soon find a craving for a souvenir with a Dutch touch. These can be small magnetic clogs or, for example, a keychain.
With the growing flow of tourists Dutch souvenirs are becoming increasingly popular. Typical gifts are the Dutch clogs, tulips and Delft Blue. Already in the Middle Ages, the first wooden clogs were worn, this time were wooden sandals that protected well against the muddy streets. Later, these sandals were placed in a wooden shoe, which created the current wooden clog. From the 15th century lump made from one piece of wood, bringing the sale. The craft clog makes wooden clogs for workers, peasants as well as Dutch souvenirs. They are not only sold as clogs as well as gift and souvenir clogs.