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Where to Shop Online for Greek Gifts This Holiday Season

photo412-1There are many ways to say “I love you” to those closest to you and as the holidays grow near, many people set out on a what seems like an impossible task: finding the perfect gift for their loved ones.
If you are shopping for a Greek, the good news is that you have a couple of extra days to find and send the perfect gift, as Greeks usually exchange gifts after midnight on New Year’s Eve, or January 1, unlike other Western cultures that wake up on Christmas morning to dive into the gifts wrapped under the Christmas tree.
With modern convinces being what they are today, the goods news is that you don’t need to go to Greece to find a great Greek gift – in fact, you don’t even need to leave your house! Let’s take a look at some of the amazing Greek gifts that you can purchase online this holiday season.
Where to Shop:
There are a few great choices out there when trying to select an online site for authentic and high-quality Greek gifts.
The online Greek gift store, at, which is also available on etsy, has beautiful, handcrafted products and offer you an easy fix when trying to find that unique, one-of-a-kind gift for your one-of-a-kind loved one.
Also be sure to stop by the Greek E-shop, EFI Store, also available on etsy, where you will find low-priced and high quality accessories with an emphasis on hand-made jewelry.
When it comes to gifting that perfect Greek spice, or therapeutic oils and aromas made of fruits and flowers the best site to visit is Here you will find a vast variety of Greek products that are sure to be the perfect gift you are seeking to give!
Let’s take a look 10 highlighted gift ideas for 2016:, Etsy and EFI Store offer a wide selection of traditional Greek handmade komboloi and begleri. This red-beaded komboloi is a traditional Greek Handmade komboloi made with metal tassel and synthetic resin beads, by EFI and costs €14. Greek Worry Beads are a great way to stay calm and make a memorable gift. Komboloi can also be used for decoration and makes a great gift for both men and women.
fot11This bracelet with a ceramic eye and 6mm crystal beads and hearts hematite is from EFI Store (also available on The eye is called “mataki” and it is supposed to keep the evil eye away and bring luck to its holder. It is sold at the affordable price of €10.
img_2011_1024x1024This is a Cyprus five cents of a pound coin known as a lira. It is from and hangs on a contrasting Greek leather braided lace and costs only $14.95. It is an easy to wear pendant as it goes with everything and it will be a great treat for history and coin lovers. It can also be used as a good luck charm, since many people consider lira coins to bring good luck. offers a large variety of tea and superfoods at affordable prices along with natural aromas like this one named after the famous Maris Callas. The natural feminine fragrance “Maria Callas” is a BioAroma and composed of an aromatic quartet based on high, medium and low notes of aromatherapy dedicated to the great diva and makes a unique gift for that someone special and costs €16.90.
fot3_25_6EFI Store also offers a variety of handmade necklaces. The pictured piece of jewelry is a choker necklace made of suede with gold-plated details and costs €10 (also available on
36_okimg_3465Handmade sandals may be an unusual winter gift but the holder will surely appreciate and make the most of it during the summer. Both EFI Store, Etsy, and host a beautiful Greek natural leather sandals selection. According to an ancient Greek myth, the gods and goddesses had their sandals made on the beautiful island of Crete by a gifted sandal maker who enriched each pair with magical powers. These pictured are from EFI Store and are Greek handmade leather sandals that cost €36.
gouria4This 2017 ftou eye charm bracelet is handmade and captures the superstitious “ftou” or spitting that is thought to keep away bad spirits. The 2017 charm bracelet is made with a  wooden “ftou” and brass plated 2017 charm. This good luck charm from EFI Store (also available on, costs €7 and with its Greek colors in shades of blue, it would be the perfect Christmas holidays gift.
img_429_1024x1024This icon is sold in at the price of $19.99. It is a 10×21 cm Greek handmade wooden carved Byzantine Icon of Saint George. The Greek Orthodox celebration of Saint George and the nameday for those named George & Georgia moves accordingly to the first Monday after Orthodox Easter. has a rich selection of spices and local Greek herbs with therapeutic and beneficial properties. As Greek yiayias say “herbs can cure every sickness.” A basket full of such products would be the perfect gift for people who are interested in homeopathy or enjoy preventive natural medicine. Pictured is essential oil of laurel (BioAroma 5ml) which sells for €7.70.

foto-22_-15-7This handmade bracelet comes from the Santorini Collection at EFI Store and costs €10. It is a bracelet made with beads from glass and lava with the meander Greek key design and is an easy gift that the receiver can wear year-round (also available on

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