Κλαδί Ελιάς /kladi eliás/ Olive Branch
Τhere were no medals in the ancient Olympic Games, there was only one winner crowned with an olive wreath made from wild olive leaves from a sacred tree near the temple of Zeus at Olympia. Since then, the olive wreath, also known as kotinos, has been a symbol of victory, peace and higher education.
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Designed by the Greek Pareaki brand, the top Greek summerwear designers. Each pareo comes along with a jute cordon in round brass endings serving as a belt, a useful guide with indicative ways of wrapping it and a tag with its unique reference to the Greek culture.