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    Gaynor Minden Pointe Shoes The art of ballet would be unequaled without splendid pointe shoes. Pointe shoes are the most distinguished element of a ballerina’s appearance. In the 18th Century, the ballet world decided that ballerinas should look graceful and light as if they could fly. A famous prima ballerina, Marie Taglioni, created the first known pair of pointe shoes. She built a small box, filled with cushions, which she attached to her ballet shoes so she could rise to the tip of her toes. She made her first appearance wearing these newly created pointe shoes in the well-known ballet "La Sylphide". Many other ballerinas for over two centuries used very similar pointe shoes. Pointe shoes are traditionally handmade with silk, cardboard…

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    My cultural artifact is my pointe shoes that I use to dance ballet in. I started dancing when I was three years old at a small studio in my home town. My parents thought it would be a good way for me to do to make friends and get out my energy. The past fifteen years I have spent dancing have helped shaped my personality and who I am. Dance is more than just a combination of moves, it is a form of expression and art. The dance community as a whole is more than simply dancing, it includes all the…

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    significance. Something that is incredibly important to me is my first pair of ballet shoes. They started as a perfect, ballet pink, shoe made of soft leather. After, they became dirty, with blackened spots from all the wear. They were obviously bought for me by my parents who signed me up in classes based on my mom’s love for dance when she was growing up. I loved them, I was so excited about dance and getting to see my friends and teachers every week. Graduating into my next pair of soft…

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    The Power Of Endurance

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    She no longer had to wear the normal pink ballet shoes with the pretty pink bow at the toe, the girl had upgraded to something much more rewarding. All of the girl’s hard work and long years of ballet finally paid off when her teacher told her to go out and buy this Bloch light pink satin pointe shoes. They signified that she was not only moving up in dance but growing up as well. They were the beginning of her teenaged years and the shoes brought comfort to her feet as well as herself. Every…

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    Pointe Shoes Research

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    in; however, the topic of pointe shoes caught my attention the most because they are what allow a ballerina to look so light and elegant when dancing on their toes. I was surprised to find out how sturdy the shoes actually are, with all the different types of material they are made of including paper, cardboard, burlap, fabric, and glue. These are the more traditional materials a pointe shoe is made up of, however depending on the brand it can be different. For example, Gaynor Minden uses…

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    a feat that only those with training in pointe shoes can do. An object with an unattractive appearance that has special meaning to someone for other reasons is a ballerina’s first pair of pointe shoes. The first pair of pointe shoes a ballerina receives have special meaning because they were earned through hard work and dedication, they initiate other accomplishments in a dancer’s career, and they hold lots of special memories. Firstly, these specially fit satin covered shoes are earned through…

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    From the age of three, I loved ballet more than any of the other styles of dance or other extracurricular activities. I remember being backstage for dance recitals and looking up at the “big girls” with their beautiful pointe shoes. They would stand all the way on the tips of their toes and twirl around so easily. For years I would watch, mesmerized, dreaming of being a real ballerina and wearing my own pointe shoes. As my technique improved, my love of ballet grew. I looked at pictures and…

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    Slowly walking through the multicolored road of ballet, when I looked back, I saw my step-by-step ballet growing footprints. When I was seven years old, I began to dance ballet for five years. This five-year experience was full of pain and joy. When I was 7 years old, I was sent by my parents to learn ballet. I was full of yearning, I really enjoyed the feeling of flying on the stage, more want to wear the white dress and shoes. I still remember when I first came to the dancing room, I was…

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    Cowboy boots: From workhorse to fashion statement The legends and lore around cowboy boots provoke the history of thrill, romance and mystery. Cowboy boots are unique because of their own taste, style and functionality. These are designed to protect your feet while doing a task in the pasture or riding in the saddle. To riders, cowboy western boots are far too ahead than anything else when it comes to footwear because of their pointed toe that facilitates the rider to slip their foot into the…

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    The picture above is an example of types of shoe styles that were in the 1970s. Most people would wear a similar shoe but maybe in a different color. When you see the image above you will probably think nobody actually wore that but, i'm sad to say this was the type of shoe that people would consider to be cool to wear or made them have style. If you were walking down the street and you pass these people walking around in these you would think they're crazy and probably wonder what their…

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