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Buckle from Asia Minor, of gilded silver decorated in filigree and granulation. The double rosette at the center is set with a large green artificial gem of glass paste. Dimensions: 9.5 X 7.7cm.  19th century. Athens, Byzantine Museum

Buckle from Asia Minor, of gilded silver decorated in filigree and granulation. The double rosette at the center is set with a large green artificial gem of glass paste. Dimensions: 9.5 X 7.7cm. 19th century. Athens, Byzantine Museum

Gilded silver 'kiousteki' from Thessaly. l9th century. The decoration consists of many-petalled filligree rosettes, coloured glass stones and double-headed eagles on the clasp . `Kioustekia', characteristic chain ornaments, accompanied the female Karagouna and Sarakaisani costume as well as the male attire of brigand chiefs in Epirus and Mesolongi. According to use they are divided into 'kioustekia' of the chest and waist.

Gilded silver 'kiousteki' from Thessaly. l9th century. The decoration consists of many-petalled filligree rosettes, coloured glass stones and double-headed eagles on the clasp . `Kioustekia', characteristic chain ornaments, accompanied the female Karagouna and Sarakaisani costume as well as the male attire of brigand chiefs in Epirus and Mesolongi. According to use they are divided into 'kioustekia' of the chest and waist.

Gold pendant from Patmos, Three-masted caravel with open sails decorated with coloured enamels and pearls. Such jewellery, worked by Greek craftsmen probably in Venice from Western designs, was worn in the Dodecanese and Cycledes islands during the 17th and 18th centuries. 17th-18th century.  Athens Benaki Museum

Gold pendant from Patmos, Three-masted caravel with open sails decorated with coloured enamels and pearls. Such jewellery, worked by Greek craftsmen probably in Venice from Western designs, was worn in the Dodecanese and Cycledes islands during the 17th and 18th centuries. 17th-18th century. Athens Benaki Museum

"Paouni", ornament for the headdress.  Soufli, Thrace. Early 20th century  © Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, Nafplion, Greece

"Paouni", ornament for the headdress. Soufli, Thrace. Early 20th century © Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, Nafplion, Greece

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A fine three-colour gold and enamelled hunting cased watch, gifted to Jean Logotheti by Ali Pasha of Ioannina,circa 1810 gilt cylinder movement,winding key,white enamel dial,gold lobed case with alternate sections of polychrome enamel panels and three-colour gold floral decoration,old collection label reading montre donnée par Ali Tepelina Pacha de Ionnina à Jean Logotheti, archoute de Levadio, 1810

A fine three-colour gold and enamelled hunting cased watch, gifted to Jean Logotheti by Ali Pasha of Ioannina,circa 1810 gilt cylinder movement,winding key,white enamel dial,gold lobed case with alternate sections of polychrome enamel panels and three-colour gold floral decoration,old collection label reading montre donnée par Ali Tepelina Pacha de Ionnina à Jean Logotheti, archoute de Levadio, 1810

From antiquity to the modern age,silver has played an uninterrupted role in the economic and social life of Greece.Art forms with an important tradition and long evolution silvercraft and gold jewelry-making had become leading craft industries by the Byzantine era.The best known silver workshops were set at the mountain villages Syrrako and Kalarites of Pindos range, at Stemnitsa in Peloponnese, at Saframpolis in Asia Minor,Epirus,Thrace,Ionian Islands,Cyprus.

From antiquity to the modern age,silver has played an uninterrupted role in the economic and social life of Greece.Art forms with an important tradition and long evolution silvercraft and gold jewelry-making had become leading craft industries by the Byzantine era.The best known silver workshops were set at the mountain villages Syrrako and Kalarites of Pindos range, at Stemnitsa in Peloponnese, at Saframpolis in Asia Minor,Epirus,Thrace,Ionian Islands,Cyprus.

Belt-buckle from Epirus with hammered gilt ornamentation and a silver band of stylized tulips in savati.  Mid-18th century.  Athens Benaki Museum

Belt-buckle from Epirus with hammered gilt ornamentation and a silver band of stylized tulips in savati. Mid-18th century. Athens Benaki Museum

The zoni or belt ,one of the most important accessory of Greek women's costumes ,both an ornamental and symbolic device served to distinguish the social status and official rank of the wearer - TheBenakiMuseum.

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The zoni or belt ,one of the most important accessory of Greek women's costumes ,both an ornamental and symbolic device served to distinguish the social status and official rank of the wearer - TheBenakiMuseum.

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