The Russian Pointe Sapfir Pointe Shoes are best suited to the to the less-full foot with moderately tapered toes. It features a medium toe platform, low crown, and fuller heel shape for the foot with less taper from metatarsal area to heel.
Sapfir (Russian for "sapphire") is a lightweight and quiet pointe shoe with a sleek pleatless toe platform, non-slip leather sole and excellent stability.
It uses a next-generation shank that provides a very high level of flexibility and durability, and the pre-arched construction mimics the shape of the foot on pointe.
This is the U-Cut version of Sapfir that comes with a drawstring.
The Russian Pointe Sapfir Pointe Shoes are available in sizes 34.5-44 (U.S. 5-12), 5 different Widths, and 4 different Shanks. Width 3 is the Medium width. Please note Width 6 is available in sizes 36-44 only. Sapfir is available in Vamp 2 only, which is for dancers with medium length toes and is the most common.