Jewelry enthusiasts from around the world will have the rare opportunity to explore the rich and diverse history of Greek jewelry and hold a selection of stunning historical pieces in their own hands, during an exclusive handling session at the Benaki Museum. A Treasure Trove of Jewelry is a unique cultural tour that focuses on the art of creating and conserving jewelry and its key position in Greek culture through the ages. To round of the experience, the tour also includes a session with an award-winning jewelry designer, for a chance to get an insider’s look at the crafting tools and techniques that shape these works of art.
Discover more than 6000 years of Greek jewelry with a private guided tour of the acclaimed Benaki Museum and its vast collection of jewelry, which includes stunning exemplars of the material culture of Greece from ancient through Byzantine and modern times.
Hold a piece of the extensive history of Greek jewelry in your hands, with an exclusive handling session at the Museum’s underground vaults.
Meet a De Beers Diamonds International Award-winning jewelry designer and become acquainted with her own artistic creations.
Wrap-up the tour with a meal at the Museum’s restaurant—itself a gem, with wonderful views of Athens and the Parthenon—and enjoy its wonderful selection of Greek gastronomic delights.