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A Treasure Trove of Jewelry

The timeless beauty
of one of Greece’s
oldest art forms

Culture for the real world

Exterior view of the Benaki Museum in Athens, Greece

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.

Part of the jewelry collection one can visit at the Benaki Museum in Athens, Greece

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.

Detail on a jewelry that is part of the collection hosted by the Benaki museum in Athens, Greece

Hold a piece of the extensive history of Greek jewelry in your hands, with an exclusive handling session at the Museum’s underground vaults.

Dolly Boucoyannis - Jewelry artwork

Meet a De Beers Diamonds International Award-winning jewelry designer and become acquainted with her own artistic creations.

Necklace created by the artist Dolly Boucoyannis
View of the Benaki museum restaurant, during sunset

*UPON REQUEST  End the tour with a delicious meal of fine Greek cuisine at the museum’s restaurant, which features wonderful views of the National Garden and Ardittos Hill.

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A Treasure Trove of Jewelry

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