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Irida Family Workshop

2 Sapoutie, Heraklion, Crete 71202, Greece
+30 281 301 4081
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Lovely shop and shop owner. Not pushy

We happened by this little shop while on our way to the museum. Very lovely jewelry. Reproductions... read more

Reviewed April 2, 2018
Linda D
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New York City, New York
Delightful shop and owner

We were looking for a gold plated reproduction of the Malia bees and honeycomb pendant that... read more

Reviewed March 27, 2018
Staidthere
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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2 Sapoutie, Heraklion, Crete 71202, Greece
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"archaeological museum"
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"gifts"
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

We happened by this little shop while on our way to the museum. Very lovely jewelry. Reproductions of ancient jewelry and statues as well as original designs. The saleswoman who is part of the family of artisans was very nice, warm and friendly. Did not...More

1  Thank Linda D
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

We were looking for a gold plated reproduction of the Malia bees and honeycomb pendant that reflected the detail of the original Minoan piece in the Archaeological Museum. Irida Family Workshop had a good display just outside of the museum. Katerina was wearing a large...More

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Reviewed 14 February 2018

Irida is a family business run by George and Katerina Parasiris and their son Konstantinos. Irida specializes in handmade copies of Minoan, Mycenaean and Greek artifacts in marble, bronze, tin and pottery. The shop is conveniently located just across the road from the Archaeological Museum....More

1  Thank adriano769
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

After visiting the Heraklion Archeological Museum (as in my case) I decided to look around, hoping to find better( first class) souvenirs, and found everything of my choice at this wonderful family workshop, opposite the Museum. The choice of articles many lovingly handmade was jaw-dropping...More

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Reviewed 10 November 2017

Located close to the museum, this is the perfect place to shop for gifts, not only for yourself but for family and friends back home. There is a wide variety of hand crafted artifacts and traditional Greek jewelry. Everything was of high quality, and the...More

Thank ALB63
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Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

I have only good things to say about this store!!!! A big variety of souvenirs most of them handmade and manufactured in Hellas!!!! I will visit them again soon!!! Thank you

Thank Ioannis S
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

a must place to visit for purchase of really amazingly historical local souvenir all products produced by local artist who owns the shop too. a really wothtwhile place to visit next to archaeological museum of Heraklion

Thank Ioannis A
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Reviewed 26 August 2017

Perfect place to buy something spectacular for your home. located just outside the museum, the shop sells hand crafted bronze, marble artifacts along with jewelry. Great timeless pieces. the lady of the shop is extremely helpful and proud of the great work her family does....More

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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

I have bought some traditional jewelry from this shop they are great and the owner Katerina is very kind and she gave many information about the products ...I recommend all..

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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Very friendly welcomed in a wonderful shop full of marvellous handmade objects. A must see when in Heraklion.

Thank Sara N
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