Donkeys have played a very important role in Greece’s past and especially in insular Greece. Donkeys have been a reliable partner for transporting goods , as well as, the main means of personal transportation around the island until less than a century ago. The donkey has been used for carrying olives, grapes, and other domestic products since antiquity; offering an ideal access to traditional narrow paths among the white small Cycladic houses.
Steep donkey paths lead to the major village of the island, known as Chora. Chora is a white and very picturesque cycladic village, full of stairs and narrow paths that make it inaccessible for vehicles; usually located in high mountainous ends.
Values like kindness, honor, charm, are established in all forms of its culture, from ancient years, till tradition and modern art. Inspired by Greece’s heritage and everyday light, Gracious Greece created high quality useful art objects, that at a first glance, they transmit simplicity and values, from this little place of earth.