Komboloi Museum in Nafplio


In 1998, Mr and Mrs Evangelinou founded the first – unique in the world – Komboloi Museum in Nafplio. The collections include rare old beads from civilizations all around the world – Hindus, Buddhists, Muslims, Roman Catholics and Greeks – from countries where Hellenism flourished (Asia Minor, Syria, Egypt, etc.).

This unique collection of approximately 1000 worry beads dating from 1550 to 1950 – made from various materials such as pure amber, Baltic Sea mastic-amber, faturan-amber, black coral (yusuri), red coral, ivory, bone, horn, wood etc.–is exhibited at the Museum in the old town of Nafplio.



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