Cyclades Silk Square Scarf Medusa is inspired by the Medusa who according to Mythology she had snakes instead of hair. She was originally a golden-haired, fair maiden, who, as a priestess of Athena, was devoted to a life of celibacy; however, after being wooed by Poseidon and falling for him, she forgot her vows and married him. For this offence, the enraged Goddess Athena transformed Medusa’s beautiful hair to serpents and made her face so terrible to behold that the mere sight of it would turn onlookers to stone. Cyclades Silk Square Scarf Medusa is hand rolled, made of 100% silk twill. Dry clean only. For formal, casual or semi formal appearances you will always find an opportunity to wear this gorgeous scarf. A very elegant gift that will be treasured by everyone.
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.