‘Jesus Shoes’ with holy water in soles sell out, reselling now for $4,000

A pair of customized so-called 'Jesus Shoes' from a New York creative arts company feature holy water in the soles and a gold crucifix on the shoelace. They sold for more than $1,400 this week. More will be available Oct. 22.

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A pair of customized so-called 'Jesus Shoes' from a New York creative arts company feature holy water in the soles and a gold crucifix on the shoelace. They sold for more than $1,400 this week. More will be available Oct. 22.

A company based in Brooklyn, New York, New York Brooklyn-based company sold out of custom-designed so-called Jesus Shoes priced at $1,425.

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The shoes designed by MSCHF were made from a pair of regularly priced $160 Nike Air Max 97 sneakers, according to CNS News.

The reworked soles contain holy water from the River Jordan that was blessed by a Brooklyn priest, the wool insoles are scented with frankincense and a shoelace is decorated with a gold crucifix charm, MSCHF said in a press release online.

 

The unknown buyer of the shoes Tuesday immediately relisted them for sale online for $4,000, CBS reported.

The company said more of the shoes will be available Oct. 22.