With a passion for ancient civilisations and a deep interest in the Greek history and heritage, Elena Syraka offers contemporary interpretation of classical symbols, which is apparent in her «Idols» collection, referencing the ancient Cycladic civilisation, and the most most recent «Nour» collection, inspired by exhibits of the Islamic branch of the Benaki Museum in Athens. Her iconic creations prove her right in believing that a jewel can add a distinct sense of style to even the most nondescript of outfits.
Gold and leather are her favourite materials, and her knowledge of Gemology allows Elena Syraka to make the most out of gemstones. All her jewellery is exclusively handcrafted in Athens, while some collections come in limited edition numbered pieces.
Reaching her 20th anniversary as jewelry designer, Elena Syraka is happy to see her «Nour» collection being exhibited in major museums around the world, and currently works on a new collection inspired by Minoan and Mycenaean antiquities. Her creations are sold though her personal website, at www.kultia.com and other selected online retailers and stores, such as the Hellenis Jewelry store situated at the Olympic Tower in New York, and at Ileana Makri’s eponymous shop at Kolonaki, Athens.