Gracious Greece Aphrodite Blue Design Object is inspired by the ancient greek goddess of love, Aphrodite (Venus), the undisputed model of female beauty. Aphrodite in the Greek mythology is the daughter of Zeus and Dione. Her name comes from the Greek word Aphros- which means sea foam, from which she arose, accordingly to some historical sources. One of the most famous works of ancient Greek sculpture is Aphrodite of Milos, better known as the Venus de Milo, created by Alexandros of Antioch, between 130 and 100BC, discovered in Milos island, Cyclades. Nowadays is on permanent display at the Louvre Museum in Paris.
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.