Myth and accessory
Spain

Myth and accessory

Miranda

[ May, 2014 ] On the second day of our trip in Basque country in Spain, we went to San Sebastian by bus.When we were walking towards the old town, I found a lovely accessory shop.Its name is Eguzkilore, looks difficult to pronounce, doesn't it.Apparently this is a name of a flower and often translated …

Gorgeous pendant
Spain

Gorgeous pendant

Miranda

[ Mar.2014 ] On the day we walked along the walking course in my guide book, we went to Taller del Moro, but found that it was closed.So instead, we went into a pendant shop in front.In Toledo, a craft work called Damasquinado is one of the specialities.It is an inlay work to make patterns …

Try to make a silver accessory
Japan

Try to make a silver accessory

Miranda

[ Dec.2013 ] We originally planned to go to Jogasaki from Izu Atagawa in Japan, but because we noticed a leaflet of the silver studio “A&M”, we changed our tickets for Izu Kogen, while the station attendant looked at us suspiciously.In this studio, anyone can make silver accessories using pure silver clay which is a …

Moldavite
Czech Republic

Moldavite

Miranda

[ Sept.2013 ] I continue talking about my second visit to #Prague after 19 years. Last time I noticed only a few suvenir shops, mainly selling glassware or wood craft things, but this time I noticed many jewellery shops — the reason could be just the change of my taste. In those jewellery shops they …

Sandals of Sparta
Greece

Sandals of Sparta

Miranda

[ Sept.2013 ] This is a photo of the sandals I bought in Mykonos.Apparently the Spartan people were wearing them in the 8th century BC.I bought these from a man who designed them copying the museum stuff and made himself.Actually the Athenean people's model looked more comfortable, but he did not have my size.That night, …

Eye of Naxos
Greece

Eye of Naxos

Miranda

[ Aug.2013 ] This is a photo of ” Eye of Naxos “.The tour guide had a pendant and earrings and they were on my mind during the tour.They were sold a lot in the town of Hora in Naxos.The ones I bought are not as big as hers, but still they are pretty, aren't …

Accessory of leaves
Italy

Accessory of leaves

Miranda

[ Mar.2013] I found this accessory in the main street in Alberobello, southern Italy.These are real leaves and gold and silver are on top of it to make it solid.The name of the shop is Trulli D'Argento.The father and the son have a shop each in the street.This leaf accessory is made by the son …

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