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The Bronze - Kelesis Yannis

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An unexpected delight

We popped in out of curiosity and were welcomed by Yannis with the offer of coffee. He gave us the... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
BAB2102
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Amazing craftmanship

Before getting at The Bronze, we believed that we will spend maximum 15-20 minutes there. In... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2018
OviCat
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Bucharest, Romania
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Our workshop is located in the industrial, artistic park of Anopolis, in kokkini Hani area to Hersonisos municipality.Since 1964 we manufacture bronze statues and other artifacts, using the method of smelting, by the exact same way that the Minoans...more
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| Anopolis Handicraft Park, Anopolis, Hersonissos, Crete 70008, Greece
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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Being obsessed with greek mythology and tradition since I was a kid, I wanted a great souvenir from a great island so after a long research I found Kalesis. Everything made of 100% pure bronze (nothing else)and loads of variety but also he would make...More

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ΓΙΑΝΝΗΣ Κ, Ιδιοκτήτης at The Bronze - Kelesis Yannis, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018
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Thank you friends! Hope to meet you again! Yannis kelesis!

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Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

We popped in out of curiosity and were welcomed by Yannis with the offer of coffee. He gave us the space to view and admire the pieces for sale then brought us into the workshop area and talked through the casting process. Really interesting stuff....More

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Reviewed 21 September 2018

Before getting at The Bronze, we believed that we will spend maximum 15-20 minutes there. In reality, we stayed more than 1 hour with Yannis, his father, and his son. The Bronze is a family workshop, one of the few remaining that master the art...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2018

My partner rarely reviews online, but this experience was an absolute standout. he says "I was lucky enough for Yannis to invite me to sit in on a group demonstration of cast foundry work-an excellent presentation which fascinated old and young alike. He then generously...More

1  Thank Colleentricky
ΓΙΑΝΝΗΣ Κ, Ιδιοκτήτης at The Bronze - Kelesis Yannis, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Thank you very much!!!!! Your words give us sstength and courage to continue our creations ! Best wishes from sunny Crete!

Reviewed 7 May 2018

This is a fabulous workshop with original work at excellent prices. Even better was Mr Yannis taking the time on the spot to teach my 12 and 14 year olds to cast their own statues. What a memorable experience.

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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Being obsessed with greek mythology and tradition since I was a kid, I wanted a great souvenir from a great island so after a long research I found Kalesis. Everything made of 100% pure bronze (nothing else)and loads of variety but also he would make...More

2  Thank Gabriel V
ΓΙΑΝΝΗΣ Κ, Ιδιοκτήτης at The Bronze - Kelesis Yannis, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018
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Thank you friends! Hope to meet you again! Yannis kelesis!

Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

We visited this amazing museum with my fruends and found some really interesting pieces. The staff is helpful abd keen on their profession. There are also great souvenirs.

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ΓΙΑΝΝΗΣ Κ, Ιδιοκτήτης at The Bronze - Kelesis Yannis, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2018

Thank you very much for your beautiful words! We are looking forword to meet you again! Yannis kelesis ( sculptor )

Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Very nice workshop with very friendly People. Very Kind with chlidren. Offer café And Juice as soon as you came. Price are the good one for this Nice handmade products

Thank Nicolas F
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Thank you Yannis for this unexpected visit . Your hands make beautiful things. We hope to see you next year.

Thank Eveline V
Reviewed 22 September 2017

I visited this unique place with my family in August 2017. and found wonderful people, keen on their profession. My children (6 and 12 years old) were delighted to independently make souvenirs for themselves by ancient technology under the guidance of a great master and...More

Thank Mikhail K
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Me and my wife were hiking around Kokini Hani and this was our unexpected target. We didn't have any clue about this place. Yannis gave us a really kind welcome in his Bronze Kingdom and he showed us very interesting job/art he is doing. His...More

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