Gifts (from Greece) for Greek friends!

Gift ideas for Greek friends

Do you have Greek friends?

Chances that you have a Greek friend are quite large if you think of the Greek diaspora!

Especially in the United States of America you can find the largest ethnically Greek population outside Greece. Count also Canada, Germany, Australia and more, the current estimation is that Greek diaspora is approaching the 5 million mark!

Also many Greeks moved abroad during the last financial crisis, a whole new generation of Greeks outside Greece.



Are you searching for unique Greek gifts online? Are your Greek friends feeling "nostalgia"? Do you search for inspiration and contemporary Greek gift ideas?

You are in the right post especially if you are searching for gifts from Greece online.

Let us explain:


Gifts for Greek friends and everyone who loves Greece.

It is a nice idea to give your friends gifts from Greece with meaning and soul.

You can always find everywhere the traditional stuff and typical gifts such as olive oil, worry beads (kompoloi), backgammon (tavli) to name a few. It is always a nice gesture!

If you are looking for unique, non cheesy Gifts for Greeks, gifts for Greek mythology lovers, chic Greek gifts for her, gifts for Greek families or everyone in love with Greece we suggest something different and new:

Contemporary greek gifts eshop kukuvaya

Contemporary Greek brands.

The financial crisis was devastating for the Greek population in Greece. Many people (mainly highly educated medical doctors, engineers, economists and more) moved abroad for a better financial future.

Many of the people that stayed in Greece, pivoted and adjusted to the circumstances:

A new scene of contemporary Greek creators emerged and "made in Greece" became a hype!

Architects designed women's bags, civil engineers produced high quality sunglasses, economists recycled waste to produce new materials, designers created beautiful objects inspired by Greece, artists made Greek mythology gifts, the list goes on...

We feature in our brick and mortar store in Katakolon the best products of this scene and we suggest this Greek novelty gift Ideas for your Greece loving friends.


1. The perfect Greek gift for her - Greek multi functional women's handbags

Greek cork handbag - gift for greek friend

If you are searching for a unique Greek gift for her don't look further from this best seller:

Handmade by Maria Mavroudi, a talented Greek architect that managed to create unique bags from fine cork fabric and leather, this multifunctional handbag is the perfect Greek gift for a woman.

These bags can change shape and the one we suggest in this article can be used as a backpack, a shoppers bag (tote bag) or simply a purse by simply pulling the rope!

3 in 1 bag with a well thought function, practical and chic.

It is easy to care, water resistant and durable.

Made in Greece.

Find out more here!

Also check more suggestions about special Greek gifts for her in this post.


2. Educational games that teach Greek classics in a fun way

Gift for Greek family - Odyssey Chutes and ladders educational Greek board game

Homers Odyssey is one of the cornerstones of western literature.

The classic game Chutes and Ladders (or snakes and ladders if you prefer) is presented in a new form: The Odyssey.

You follow Ulysses (Odysseus) journey back to Ithaca after the Troyan war.

The game is no more a game of chance and can also be played as a game of knowledge.

Just read the fun booklet included in the package describing the Odyssey and you will understand.

Made in Greece.

A great gift idea for Greek families and children.

Find this game here!

You can also read more information and games in this blog post that explains the whole concept.


3. A unique handmade and contemporary Greek statue reproduction, bust or figurine

Kukuvaya katakolon collection of colored statues and busts

Greek philosophers, Greek scholars, Greek statues of Gods and heroes, all with the appropriate inspirational quote carved on the base.

Handmade and uniquely colored to match the most modern decoration, these contemporary Greek busts reproductions are  pieces of art that inspire and motivate.

3000 years of Art history from a contemporary perspective.

A gift suitable for deep thinkers, philosophy lovers, art lovers and everyone interested in great ideas.

Made in Greece.

Don't miss this collection here!


4. Greek goat leather accessories, silkscreen printed

Greek mythology gifts goat leather silkscreen printed modern

Exceptional leather goods with themes inspired by the great Greek history and mythology.

Silkscreen printed with the best inks, handmade.

Mythical style for contemporary Greece lovers.

Made in Greece.

Explore the full collection here!


5. Chic and cool cotton stoles

Perfect Greek gift for her - cotton Greek stoles - silkscreen printed

Silkscreen printed, this stoles have something to say about the eternal beauty of Greek aesthetics.

Geeky and chic, they are the perfect Greek gift for her.

Made in Greece.

Check them out here!


6. Premium Greek Soaps

Especially these difficult times where Hygiene is number one priority, treat your friends with the best Greek soaps, handmade, premium quality.

It is the perfect gift.

Choose between different gift boxes.

Soaps with extra virgin olive oil, activated charcoal, donkey milk, Greek sea salt. Suitable for face and body. 100% organic and biodegradable soaps.

Made in Greece.

Check our full exclusive collection here.


7. Greek handmade key rings

Greek keyrings, handmade, evil eye, fish, donkey, pomegranate

This key rings are handmade in Sparta, Greece by Gracious Greece. A brand specialized in unique silkscreen applications and plexiglass design objects.

Find a key ring inspired by Greece. A donkey? A fish? A pomegranate (symbol of good luck)? Or the all time classic "evil eye", the Greek Mati?

Made in Greece.

Find the perfect small Greek git for your Greek friend in our collection and more info's on the brand here.


8. An elegant handmade paper weight

A design object that can be used also as a paper weight.

It depicts the owl of Athens and the quote "All I know is that I know nothing" - Socrates.

Double sided with more info on the back.

It is 3D, handmade from plexiglass with special silkscreen technique using the best inks.

Made in Sparta, Greece

Check it out!


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