Jewelry designer Elena Syraka has been telling stories for 15 years through the creation of jewels that stand out for their elaborate design and subversive materials.
In 2018, inspired by the Minoan and Mycenaean civilizations, Elena Syraka designs a new set of jewels that will confront the Labyrinth collection. The palace of Knossos, the Minotaur, the "golden Mycenae" of Agamemnon, symbols and elaborate objects from 2000 to 1300 BC. have been the subject of the designer's study for two years. Exhibits from the Museum of Herakleion and the National Archaeological Museum, fragments of frescoes and artifacts of unique style have been transformed into the precious modern jewelry of the Labyrinth collection.
The exhibition will present 33 unique jewels of this collection, in order to supportthe Benaki Museum Educational Programs targeting audiences with disabilities.
Curator: Artemis Baltoyanni
Sculptural installation: Yannis Vasiliou
Photographer: Alexandros Papanikolopoulos
Wednesday, Friday: 10:00 - 18:00
Thursday, Saturday: 10:00 - 00:00
Sunday: 10:00 - 16:00
Entry to the exhibition is included in the standard ticket for the Benaki Museum: € 9, € 7