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See the Greek Jewels Going to Auction for Charity

IndependentsNov 22, 2022

See the Greek Jewels Going to Auction for Charity

Several Greek jewelry designers have donated pieces to the annual Hellenic Initiative silent auction.

The “Daphne Pendant” from brand Zolotas. It’s crafted in 18-karat yellow gold and features lapis lazuli and diamonds. The pendant hangs from a satin cord. Valued at $2,165, its opening bid at the Hellenic Initiative’s silent auction is $1,100.
New York—It may be the time of year synonymous with gifts and excess, but it’s also a time for giving back.
 
The Hellenic Initiative’s 10th Anniversary Gala is scheduled for Dec. 3 at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City.
 
The nonprofit organization raises money for programs that aid in crisis relief, entrepreneurship, and economic development in Greece.

One of its fundraising endeavors is its annual silent auction held in conjunction with its New York City gala.
 
As in years past, several Greek jewelry designers have contributed their work to the auction to raise money for the Hellenic Initiative’s mission. Designers include Lito, Lalaounis, Zolotas, and Katerina Marmagioli. 
 
This year, the silent auction opens two weeks ahead of the gala on Wednesday, Nov. 23 at 12 p.m. EST.
 
Bids may be placed online when the auction opens. 

See some of the jewels that will be on offer in the gallery below.
 


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Ashley Davisis the senior editor, fashion at National Jeweler, covering all things related to design, style and trends.

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