Clasp, 1750-1850.The goldsmiths of Cyprus were famous for their filigree, although they rarely marked their work. This clasp is a rare exception, and may have been made outside the island, as it is marked three times with the tughra, which was the official silver mark of the Ottoman Empire

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Materials and Techniques: Silver-gilt filigree with silver-gilt sheet edging set with red and green pastes, with bars of silver-gilt plated metal on the back

Antique Sarakachani Greek Folk Wedding Costume on Ebay

Festive Antique Sarakachani Greek Folk Wedding Costume Lovely Extremely Rare

The mask (Pròsopos) is the most important element of the costume used for the ‘Boules’ traditional carnival custom in Naoussa, Imathia, Northern Greece.The exact history of this custom is not clear, but there are many indications that it is connected with the ancient festivals for welcoming spring during which Dionysus, the ancient Greek god of wine, was honoured.Groups of dancers follow standard routes across the city and start rituals that still adhere to the same routes of their ancestors

The mask (Pròsopos) is the most important element of the costume used for the ‘Boules’ traditional carnival custom in Naoussa, Imathia, Northern Greece.The exact history of this custom is not clear, but there are many indications that it is connected with the ancient festivals for welcoming spring during which Dionysus, the ancient Greek god of wine, was honoured.Groups of dancers follow standard routes across the city and start rituals that still adhere to the same routes of their ancestors

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, Greek silvercraft and gold jewelry-making had become leading craft industries by the Byzantine era . Museum’s silverware collection is one of the finest of its kind. It concludes objects indented for ecclesiastical and secular use such as men’s accessories and various ornaments of male and female costumes.

From antiquity to the modern age, silver has played an uninterrupted role in the…

Breast chain            Epirus, Greece       1860-1870       [Breast-ornament] Silver with red glass beads

Breast chain

Breast chain Epirus, Greece [Breast-ornament] Silver with red glass beads

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