Wooden purse from plywood inspired by the Ancient and Neoclassic Greek Architecture. Each handbag consists of two semicircular wooden surfaces and an internal pouch. The main compartment, made of black faux leather, zips on the top. The exterior wooden surfaces are of high quality plywood and covered with transparent protective varnish. These surfaces are tied to the inner pouch with a cord. This way the customer is given the option to change the pouch or remove it in order to wash it. DIMENSIONS: 14.5″ W x 6.9″ H / 37 cm x 18,5 cm Inside pouch dimensions: 14.3″ W x 6.7″ H / 36 cm x 17 cm INSPIRATION: The word ″akrokeramos″ in ancient Greek means the end of the tile. In english, the term ″antefix″ (from Latin antefigere) is used to describe the vertical block which terminates the covering tiles of a tiled roof. In ancient Greek Architecture the closed front surface of the ″akrokeramos″ blocked out the birds and snakes and with its weight held the rest of the tiles in their place. With the collapse of the ancient world, the ″akrokeramos″ disappears, to reappear in the Renaissance and Neoclassic Era. The akrokeramos is often decorated with plant themes such as the anthemion. The anthemion, a term derived from the word “anthos” = flower in ancient Greek, symbolizes wealth and prosperity for the Greeks. It is considered a feature of neoclassical architecture and is a diachronic symbol of Hellenism. PLEASE NOTE: All photos are of previously made pieces; wood tones will vary. The colours of products shown may not correspond exactly to the actual colours, since they depend on the settings of your personal monitor. Keep out of long extended periods of direct light, and store in a dry area.
|Shipping country||Shipping price||If 2 or more items are purchased|
|Ship to US||$15||$0|
|Ship to CANADA||$15||$0|
|Ship to EUROPE||$5||$0|
|Ship to Middle East||$15||$0|
|Ship to South Asia||$15||$0|
|Ship to Other Countries||$15||$0|
Processing time: The time I need to prepare an order for shipping varies, estimating 2-5 working days. All items are shipped via Hellenic Postal Service (Greek Post Office) with registered mail. You will be emailed a tracking number once your order is shipped. I am not responsible for lost packages. Estimated shipping times: Greece: 2-3 business days Europe: 5-10 business days USA, North America: 10-20 business days Everywhere else: 15-25 business days Random delays can always occur in the mail, especially during high seasons (before Christmas), strikes or other unexpected conditions, so please place your orders as early as possible to avoid disappointment. Customs and import taxes: Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I′m not responsible for delays due to customs. Return policy: If in any case you are not satisfied with your purchase, returns are acceptable within 1 week after receiving your item. The value of the product is fully refundable, once I have received the item and have checked that everything is in order. Refund does not include the shipping cost. Because of health/hygiene reasons, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can′t accept returns for the earrings
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