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Paraskevi Polychronis – Keeping tradition alive

15.07.2017 in Arts & Culture

Keeping traditions alive abroad… Meet jewelry designer Paraskevi Polychronis Antonopoulos is an elaborate name for someone born and raised in America. Also known as Vivian to her American friends, Paraskevi is passionate about her Greek roots as well as her design work. Raised in the jewelry business, Paraskevi was taught three key values; pride for her Greek heritage, commitment to education and the importance of hard work. Paraskevi’s father, Polychronis (Paul), always encouraged his daughter to be the best at her trade and art. She grew up listening to his captivating stories that defined the American dream. Polychronis was a shepherd in…

Erato Kouloubi: A Hidden Treasure in the Heart of Athens

01.11.2015 in Arts & Culture

Erato Kouloubi: A Hidden Treasure in the Heart of Athens   Jewelry designer Erato Kouloubi has produced hand crafted jewelry pieces for more than 19 years. Her creations are featured in selected stores, including the Benaki Museum and the ‘’Popeye Loves Olive’’ art space. Erato co-owns ‘’Popeye Love Olive,’’ a hidden arts treasure located in the heart of Athens. Erato shared some time with ‘‘POLITISMOS’’ to talk about her work, her passion for travel, Greece in crisis, and much more.   Tell us something about yourself, your occupation and how you reached this point. In 1996, I started studying the…