This particular pointe shoe has really put my inner Sherlock Holmes into overdrive! I am aware that this pointe shoe was manufactured in Europe and with that Italian name I naturally began researching Italian sites. I was able to come up with the name of Diego Bellini, a well-known shoe manufacturer in Italy. Several sites that I checked sell Bellini shoes, which are high-end ladies shoes for weddings and formal wear. Another company in Scotland by the name of Bellini Shoes sells quality shoes for children. The challenge has been locating the actual source of the Bellini brand. Locating factories and manufacturing plants for companies is extremely difficult, but just like Sherlock Holmes, a true pointe shoe detective never gives up…..