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Olive Leaf Wreath Brooch – Sterling Silver
This is a beautiful brooch with the olive wreath.
Made in 925⁰ sterling silver.
The olive wreath also known as kotinos was the prize for the winner at the ancient Olympic Games. It was an olive branch, of the wild- olive tree that grew at Olympia,intertwined to form a circle or a horse-shoe. According to Pausanias it was introduced by Heracles as a prize for the running race winner to honour his father Zeus. In the ancient Olympic Games there were no gold, silver, or bronze medals. There was only one winner per event, crowned with an olive wreath made of wild-olive leaves from a sacred tree near the temple of Zeus at Olympia. Olive wreaths were given out during the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens in honor of the ancient tradition, because the games were being held in Greece.
Available / Estimated delivery: 1 to 3 days
3.2 cm / 1.25 in
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- For orders over 100€, we offer free shipping by DHL Express (International Priority service).
Destination Greece: 5€
DHL Express (International Priority service)
Destination worldwide shipping: delivery costs will vary depending upon the destination
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TRANSIT TIME BY SPEEDEX
Greece: about 2 – 3 days
TRANSIT TIME BY DHL EXPRESS
Europe Transit Time: about 1-2 working days
All other countries Transit Time: about 3-4 working days
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**Deliveries in remote areas will be made through Hellenic post.