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10/09/2007
Syrrako and Kalarrytes


Aside from Ioannina, up to 1821 two other mountainous centers flourished, Syrrako and Kalarrytes. Initially their residents were cattle breeders. In time though, they became merchants and developed at a local level but also....

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10/09/2007
TURKISH DOMINATION


Another known craftsman was the pastor Diamantis from Kalarrytes, who made the silver casing of the portable icon of the Virgin Mary of Eleousa, at the Eleousas Monastery on the Island of Ioannina in 1769. The perfect construction of the casing is a testament to....

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10/09/2007
THE WORKSHOP OF A SILVERSMITH


Despite the progress of technology and the trend for industrialized and mass production, the art of silversmiths in Ioannina is based on traditional forms and techniques, while only certain tools have changed....

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