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Apostolakis Handmade Ceramics

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Excellent work on show and a must for anyone with an interest in pottery

Excellent work on display and excellent service.There is so much to see and buy and if you get... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2018
Frannk F
Perfect holiday gift

So glad we found this place as it was a treasure trove of delights. Costas showed us his pottery... read more

Reviewed July 13, 2018
Charlotte S
Eynsford, United Kingdom
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Aug 11, 2018
“Excellent work on show and a must for anyone with an interest in pottery”
Jul 13, 2018
“Perfect holiday gift”
English Version Costas Apostolakis was born in the village of Nochia Kissamou. A village where the art of pottery was flourishing for centuries. He received his first knowledge from his father and grandfather and started to craft his own ceramics at...more
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Maleme, Crete 730 14, Greece
+30 2821 062438
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Reviewed August 11, 2018

Excellent work on display and excellent service.There is so much to see and buy and if you get there in time you can watch the work being created

1  Thank Frannk F
Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

So glad we found this place as it was a treasure trove of delights. Costas showed us his pottery wheel and is clearly an amazingly talented man. His pottery is beautiful and this is the ideal gift to take home (far better than some of...More

1  Thank Charlotte S
Reviewed May 18, 2018

Better than the churned out ceramics in most tourist shops. Local father and son. Lovely ceramics and not expensive. Browse and you will find all your gift solutions.

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Reviewed May 12, 2018

Apostalakis pottery is on the main road at Maleme not far from the big Synka supermarket a short distance from Mike hotel. The shop is a treasure trove of ceramics in a myriad of beautiful colours and designs. Prepare to be dazzled and spoiled for...More

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Reviewed November 5, 2017

Cute little shop, such lovely colours and friendly staff, mid range price, a little piece of Crete to take home.

Thank Kathryn S
Reviewed October 21, 2017

we were looking for handmade, local pottery and this shop was very close to our hotel. We loved it. Lots to chose from and we finally made a decision on an olive oil jug. We'll definitely be back.

Thank bsmallwo
Reviewed August 25, 2017

We have been visiting this shop for over a decade and have a house full of ceramics to show for it! Kostas Apostolakis is a wonderful craftsman and he loves to talk with people who appreciate his work although his English is limited. Don't miss...More

2  Thank goneill130
Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

What an amazing shop ! Hundreds of beautiful handmade and handpainted items just waiting to be purchased. I am impressed !

2  Thank Frank O
Reviewed April 30, 2017

Greek traditional handmade, basically clay products..bought plates in beautiful colors. Well done.See you next year...

3  Thank mariaaK1078AL
Michael Clouser K, Υπεύθυνος Σχέσεων με Πελάτες at Apostolakis Handmade Ceramics, responded to this reviewResponded July 7, 2017

Thanks a lot for your kind words Maria !! Happy to see you again soon

Reviewed October 29, 2016

Popped in here recently and grabbed a few items to take home which were carefully bubble wrapped by the friendly staff. No two pieces are the same and it is great to see local craftsmanship on display. If you time it right you can also...More

2  Thank FreddoEspresso M
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