“Decorative Stacking Puzzle Figure”
The decorative stacking puzzle figure of the Cretan is part of a series that combines historical information, folk elements and Greek tradition with interactivity and modern design. A common feature of the whole series is the different colored pieces, unique to each figure that highlight its archetypal features, making it instantly recognizable. Place it as a special decorative item or offer it to your little friends giving them the opportunity to learn as they play.
A DROP OF KNOWLEDGE
Key features of the Cretan Man’s figure is the big black thick mustache and the black “sariki” in the head. The Cretan “sariki” with the many fringes in the shape of tears is said to symbolize the many years of the Ottoman domination of the island of Crete.