Persians paid attention to their feet and know well how important and vulnerable they are.so they use carpets in houses to walk on a clean soft surface and also used footwears. the special hand-made footwears of Zanjan date back to Sasanid era. Charough is special footwear made by cow leather, silk or Golabatoon thread and strap to wrap around ankles. It was used by shepherd to climb the hard rock and mountain and walk through the fields. it was light, durable, comfortable and the foot never smell bad. Women also wore them, but the feminine model was more colorful, has borders, and puff tassel.
The weather will be put in water to become more pliable, then bend it and make holes in sides and the sides will be seamed. then in a mold, it dry and form. Then it would be Lined by velvet and mauled again. The colorful yarn and Golbatoons (made by silver threads ) will cover the surface of the footwear.
then it is designed and get ready to use.