Cyclades Silk Scarf Persephone is inspired by one of the oldest of all Greek myths, the myth of Persephone and Ades. Her story is a personification of some of the most universal concepts about the circle of life. As the Goddess of Springtime and Rebirth, she is eternally connected to the cycles of the earth, which lies barren in her absence to the underworld with Ades and bloom again each spring with her return on earth’s surface. Cyclades Silk Scarf Persephone is hand rolled, made of 100% silk twill. Dry clean only. Mix and match this scarf with classic pieces, wear it as a top, headscarf, necklace, hair bandana, hair accessory, belt or even as a necklace.
The Cyclades name derives from a group of islands in the Aegean sea forming a circle (Cyclos) around the sacred island of Delos. Cyclades draws its inspiration from ancient art, nature and Mythology to create timeless luxury silk scarves and fashion accessories that have a mythical character. Geometrical shapes, human figures, ancient gods and elements from Greek history are transformed into wearable art pieces. This creates a blend of luxury and elegance that promotes the beauty and creativity of the Greek heritage.
Cyclades was founded in 2017 by designer and third generation artist Leto Lama. The scarves combine the designers passion for fashion, quality and art to create beautiful pieces inspired from nature, culture, history and Greece. Cyclades name originated in 1948 as Leto’s grandmother Gianna Persaki, was one of the first abstract woman painters and a great ceramist in Greece, marked her ceramics with the Spiral logo and the Cyclades signature. This scarf is produced in Italy and finished to the highest standard, offering a luxury piece of mythical Greek design.