Modern Greek Souvenirs You Can Buy Online

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Have you heard about the modern Greek souvenirs scene? Souvenirs that are cool, not kitschy at all and are made by talented designers and modern Greek brands?

We are talking about a new scene of Greek creators that is dedicated to modern novelty souvenirs and gifts: Souvenirs inspired by Greek history, philosophy and everyday life that are contemporary and fresh.

We selected a few examples that cost under 50 Euros to help you get the point.

Without further ado here is a short list of quality and modern Greek souvenirs:

The Owl of Athena Statuette

Owl from Athens statue

The owl is a symbol of Athens and goddess Athena.

It is a universal symbol of wisdom, intelligence, bright sight, strategy and more.

This specific statue has olive green color for a reason: Goddess Athena gave to Athenians and olive tree as a gift, and they named after her their city: Athens.

Handmade and unique. Material: Ceramine.

Also check out more suggestions for Greek busts and statues.

A premium handmade olive oil soap

Premium soap

These handmade premium olive oil soaps are made from EXTRA virgin olive oil (not just pure olive oil). They are made according to the strictest EU regulations.

They are made in ancient Olympia, from Marika Botanicals, all by hand.

You will find soaps with donkey milk, activated carbon, Assyrtiko wine from Santorini, pine tar or Greek sea salt, all premium materials and the best from Greece.

Definitely check these soaps, especially during this period were hygiene and excessive hand washing is needed.

The Evil Eye Keychain - Protecting From The "Evil Eye"

According to Greek folklore, the "Evil Eye" is a "stare curse" that someone can give you via his eyes. This symbol is supposed to protect you from the "evil eye" and brings good luck!

This keychain is handmade in Sparta. Silkscreen printing on plexiglass with the use of custom machinery.

Check also our dedicated blog article about Greek keychains to get more inspiration!

Ancient Greek Art On A Leather Portfolio

Painter Meidias was  one of the most famous Greek painters. He mainly painted on pottery.

This handmade leather portfolio depicts a scene from a vase painting titled: "Castor and Pollux, abduct the daughters of Leucippus from a sanctuary of Aphrodite".

You can also find more gifts inspired by Greek statues and Greek art in this blog article.

A Brilliant Greek Cookbook

Greek cookbook with traditional recipes

"My Greek Taverna" sets the table with all the exquisite Greek delicacies and highlights the virtues of sharing and serving that are so vital to any Greek dinner.

This book is ideal for every chef of every level. The recipes are described in a modern way and make the tradition contemporary.

Mezedes, salads, pies, stews, shellfish, classic Greek meals, and, of course, traditional desserts are on the menu: 65 traditional Greek recipes with step-by-step directions for guaranteed success, as well as vegan/gluten-free choices.

Keep in mind that there are more specialized Greek cookbooks that are presented in this article.

The Octopus Journal - Based On Greek Art

quality Greek souvenir notebook made of goat leather depicting minoan octopus

Besides being a famous Greek delicacy found hanging in every typical Greek taverna on a Greek island, the octopus is a symbol of Minoan Crete (~1500BCE).

This unique goat skin leather journal has a silkscreen print depicting an octopus as it was found on minoan pottery.

A Shawl Depicting The Golden Ratio - An Ancient Greek Mathematical Discovery

Golden ratio gift modern souvenir
The concept of golden ratio can be found everywhere. Although it was known in many civilizations, Greeks like Euclid first scientifically analyzedits properties and avlue.

There Are More Modern Greek Souvenirs You Can Find Online.

To brag a bit, KUKUVAYA is the number 1 souvenir and novelty gifts store in Katakolon, the port of Ancient Olympia.

Feel free to browse our online collection and you are definitely welcome in our brick and mortar store if you ever visit the ruins of Ancient Olympia, so that we can meet in person and show you the whole collection of modern Greek souvenirs.

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