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  • Blue handmade wooden evil eyes

    Evil Eye: Its Story Throughout History

    The most common amulet in the form that is used today in Greece and in the countries where it has been spread, is what we call evil eye. This can be depicted as a circle divided into three colors, with its outer circular side being coloured cobalt blue, its intermediate concentric part white, while its …

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  • The pomegranate and its symbolisms

    Pomegranates originate from India, where they were known since prehistoric times. However, since  antiquity they spread further west to the Middle East, Greece and the rest of the Mediterranean regions. In many cultures, the pomegranate seeds are considered as the means of enhancing women’s fertility The ancient Greeks realized very early the special therapeutic value …

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  • Garland 20 Wooden Handmade Red Peppers

    The story of the Chili Pepper and its Qualities

    Very similar to the evil eye, the good luck charm that is believed to protect its bearer from the envy and harmful intent of others, is the red chili pepper.

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  • wooden tsarouhi shoe evil eye color blue

    Tsarouchi and its evolution in Greek History

    As we watch the Evzones of the Greek presidential guard, we admire their imposing appearance. A very impressive element of their uniform is undoubtedly their unique footwear named tsarouhi, which may be termed even more simply as a shoe.  However It is interesting to see how this tsarouhi shoe evolved into being a part of …

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  • Wooden Lucky Charm 2022 Red

    New Year’s Lucky Charm

    New Year’s day is a very special one, celebrated all over the world. As a result, various customs related to it have developed to this day. One such predominating, is the exchange of lucky charms between friends. Such a lucky charm, may represent the fulfillment of the very best expectations for the new year, regarding …

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  • Exhibition Buddha’s Life, Path to the Present

    We had the pleasure to visit the exhibition “ Buddha’s life, Path to the present” in De Nieuwe Kerk in Amsterdam. We admired the art of thousands years old combined with contemporary art by the controversial artists Ai Weiwei and Yoko Ono. Uncertainty surrounds the exact year of the birth of prince Siddharta Gautama, later …

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