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SJS Designs Ceramic workshop & Gallery

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Just Fantastic

Like some other travellers we stumbled upon the workshop while wandering around Plaka after dinner... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
StevefromNorthLakes
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Brisbane, Queensland
Fabulous Gallery Shop

We "stumbled" upon SJS Designs by sheer LUCK! Amazing shop with Handmade and painted True... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2018
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Situated at the foot of the Acropolis in Plaka, Athens is where you will find Sofia & Dimitri on a daily basis hand painting pottery that was once used in the every day life of the ancient Greeks. Their Gallery/Workshop displays a number of works...more
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5 Vironos | Plaka, Athens 105 58, Greece
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Like some other travellers we stumbled upon the workshop while wandering around Plaka after dinner one night. Stopped in to have a look and spoke with Dimitri only to find out he was originally from Melbourne (Australia). We ended up spending an hour of so...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank StevefromNorthLakes
Reviewed 22 October 2018

My wife and I purchased a bronze olive tree sculpture on our trip to Greece at this store and paid to have the store ship it back to our address in the U.S. It has been about 1.5 months since the purchase and the item...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 13 October 2018

We "stumbled" upon SJS Designs by sheer LUCK! Amazing shop with Handmade and painted True reproductions of pieces seen in The Acropolis Museum... Sonia and Dimitri are the owners and artists, they are fantastic to do business with. I purchased 2 outstanding pieces and will...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lawrencelain
Reviewed 13 July 2018

Contemporary flair with Greek history. The reproductions you will find in this shop are hand crafted and beautifully finished. For a quality piece that stands above ordinary tourist souvenirs you must visit SJS Designs. We did visit early one afternoon and found the shop closed...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 16 May 2018

Excellent greeting, excellent quality. If you are looking for best quality and good choice, go there.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Mathieu M
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

SJS designs is an awesome place to buy authentic reproductions that are hand made and painted. We have gone every time we have been to Greece and bought several pieces and just had our last piece delivered. It came out just beautiful. Dimitri and Sophia...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Sophia H
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

So nice to go into this store and admire their work without someone breathing down your neck. We had been in several different stores looking for a broche music motiv and bingo! We found the perfect one. Thank you.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank troopermini1
Reviewed 15 October 2017

I initially read about about this workshop here on TripAdvisor and made a point to visit, as I was curious to see what kind of reproduction ceramic ware existed beyond the mass produced pieces that are in every souvenir shop. I was not disappointed! The...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank pianos182
Reviewed 21 April 2017

We collect ceramics and shopped around many places (& all the museums) before purchasing a reproduction amphora from these guys. The workmanship is excellent and much higher quality than any other outlet offering copies of the earlier geometric designs. Not budget prices but excellent value...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank peterwithing
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

We wanted something unique to take home from vacation, and SJS had the best ceramics we found in Greece. We picked a super cool stamos from the shop and had them custom paint a Greek lovers plate for us with a scene of our choice...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Plaka
Due to its proximity to the Acropolis, Plaka remains
the area where the majority of foreign visitors stay
and play. Its attractive features include small
squares, some notable museums and the beautiful
Mitropolis cathedral, as well as a host of places to
stay, eat and drink. Its pedestrian zones make it a
pleasant place to escape from the city’s notorious
traffic. Adrianou and Kidathineon Streets contain a
...More
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983jackie
19 June 2017|
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Response from sjsdesigns | Property representative |
Hi, Our workshop is where we paint the vessels we make it is not open to public for workshops, sorry.
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