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Aug 22, 2019
Komboloi Museum & Workshop (Worry bead museum)

Komboloi Museum & Workshop (Worry bead museum)

komboloi-logo-pngIn April 1998, the first Komboloi Museum (Worry bead) – and the only one in the world - was founded in Nafplio by Aris Evangelinos and Rallou Gromitsari. Their personal collection is consisted of thousands of kombolois and praying objects from all over the world - from Hindus, Buddhists, Muslims, Catholics and Greeks – as also from countries where the Greek nation prospered. Thus, they have acquired a unique collection part of which is exhibited in the Museum – approximately 1000 kombolois and praying objects. The exhibited kombolois and praying objects date approximately from 1550 to 1950 and they are made of various materials, such as genuine amber, amber-mastic, amber-faturan, black and red coral, ivory, bone, horn, wood, seeds, flowers, and so on...