DEVOTED CHRISTIAN ORTHODOX

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Treasure the Greek Christian Orthodox Heritage by giving away this gift box to the ones who praise the Lord.

7 Items in the box:

  • Icon of Saints Konstantin and Eleni,
  • Tomato and sweet red wine sauce,
  • Komboloi Worry beads,
  • Olive Oil with basil,
  • Lucky eye charm,
  • Thyme Honey Toplou,
  • Greek lucky eye bracelet.

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Items in the Box 7
Box Contents Icon of Saints Konstantin and Eleni, Tomato and sweet red wine sauce, Komboloi Worry beads, Extra Virgin Olive Oil with basil, Lucky eye charm, Thyme Honey Toplou, Greek lucky eye bracelet.

Treasure the Greek Christian Orthodox Heritage by giving away this gift box to the ones who praise the Lord.

7 Items in the box:

Icon of Saints Konstantin and Eleni (View Image)
Icons have been part of Orthodox Christianity since the beginning of the church. The term “icon” comes from the Greek word eikona, which means image. More than art, icons are sacred images that have an important spiritual role to aid in worship. Most Orthodox homes have an eastern facing wall with icons. This is an icon of St. Constantine and his mother St. Eleni whose memory is celebrated on May 21st. St. Constantine the Great was the first Roman Emperor to endorse Christianity, moved the capital to the city of Byzantium and renamed it Constantinople. St. Helen, his mother undertook the hardships of a journey to Jerusalem in search of the Life Creating Cross. Today the Patriarchate in Constantinople is still the seat of the leader of Orthodox Christianity.

Tomato and sweet red wine sauce (View Image)
The sun kissed tomato blends with the sweet red wine of the Mavrodafni variety in a 106gr. glass jar. This variety is cultivated on Patras area (Achaia region) in the Peloponnese. It is a sweet, very dark wine. Mavrodafni sweet wines are often used for the Holy Communion in the Greek Orthodox Church. This sauce has been awarded by the Great Taste Awards (UK) for its taste. Enjoy with beef & other red meats, as a dip, as a condiment, poultry, casserole dishes, pasta, as a pizza topping, cheese, bruschetta.

Komboloi - Worry beads (View Image)
Komboloi derives from the Greek words kombos which means “knot” and leo which means “say” as in “in every knot I say a prayer“. Its origins date back to time, when monks in Mount Athos began making strands of beads by tying knots on a string at regular intervals in order to say their prayers to God. Worry beads depict the Greek easy-going mentality. One can hear komboloi’s flips and tricks in a busy kafeneion (café) downtown, where men play with their komboloi in different manners, thus letting go of their stress. Nowadays, the fact that the komboloi keeps your hands occupied, has been promoted as an excellent way to quit smoking.

Olive Oil with basil (View Image)
Olive Oil from Crete island, infused with basil herb aroma. Extra virgin is the top-ranked classification category of olive oil in the world and Greece is famous of its own. Basil has huge significance in the Greek Orthodox Church where it is used to prepare the holy water. The word basil comes from the Greek basileus, meaning "king", as it has come to be associated with the Feast of the Cross commemorating the finding of the True Cross by St. Eleni, mother of the emperor Constantine the Great.This Olive Oil comes in a 250ml in dorica round glass bottle. Use it to spice up your pasta sauce, boost the flavor of your raw or boiled salads, add a few drops raw on Greek yoghourt for intensified flavor.

Lucky eye charm (View Image)
In the Greek culture there is a belief that the Matiasma will cause misfortune or injury. Matiasma means “evil eye” in Greek, and is often shortened to mati which means “eye”. The classic Greek “lucky eye” symbol charm aims to ward off the effects of the Matiasma. Blue charms shaped like eyes worn on a necklace or a bracelet “reflect” the evil. The lucky eye is the most commonly talked about ancient superstition in the Greek Isles. The Greek Orthodox Church also believes in the “evil eye”, and they refer to it as “Vaskania”.

Thyme Honey Toplou (View Image)
Thyme honey Toplou awarded by the Great Taste Awards (UK) due to its distinctive aroma, rich taste and long lasting aftertaste, comes in a 200 gr. glass jar. Toplou is the name of a 15th-century monastery located in Lasithi on the eastern part of the island of Crete. The area is registered as “Natura”. Wild thyme is found wild in dry, rocky regions and its organic in nature. The Grecian father of medicine, Hippocrates (460 BC – 370 BC), wrote, “Honey and pollen cause warmth, clean sores and ulcers, soften hard ulcers of lips, heal carbuncles and running sores.” Have one tea spoon Toplou thyme honey in warm water every morning to cleanse your body at the beginning of your day. Try it with Greek yoghurt, dry prunes and walnuts. Spread it on your toast for a delicious and full of energy breakfast. (Σφραγίδα: International Food Standard).

Greek lucky eye bracelet (View Image)
Celebrate Greek Culture with a Greek lucky eye bracelet in the blue and white colours of the Greek flag.

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DEVOTED CHRISTIAN ORTHODOX

DEVOTED CHRISTIAN ORTHODOX

Treasure the Greek Christian Orthodox Heritage by giving away this gift box to the ones who praise the Lord.

7 Items in the box:

  • Icon of Saints Konstantin and Eleni,
  • Tomato and sweet red wine sauce,
  • Komboloi Worry beads,
  • Olive Oil with basil,
  • Lucky eye charm,
  • Thyme Honey Toplou,
  • Greek lucky eye bracelet.

Read more about items...

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