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Ioannina: The sacred city of Greek silversmithing tradition

    This magnificent lake in the corner of a cold tableland, surrounded by the rough mountains  of north-western Greece, was the heart of the first humble settlement, that was established here in 6th century AC. The people of the town of … Continue reading

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Sotirio Bulgari : Towards the Sun of Foreign Lands (old local saying of immigrants)

October found us thinking through people stories. We felt like writing something really fascinating, which is why we decided to post about a renowned designer of our area, Sotirio Bulgari. Most of us know the Bulgari House as a leading … Continue reading

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The art of silver in the town of silversmiths

Few people realize that Bulgari, the renowned jewellery house, was in fact borne out of the long tradition of silversmiths in Ioannina town and the surrounding area of north-western Greece. The well-documented beginnings of the company’s founder, Sotirios Bulgaris, take us from … Continue reading

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