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Potters from the ICARO Rodi Manufactory – Nikolaos Yasiranis

One of the most well known Rhodian potters is Nikolaos Yasiranis that was born in Rhodes in 1901. Yasiranis received his first lessons in pottery from his father Savvas that used to be a potter in Asia Minor. As a … Continue reading

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The Story of ICARO RODI & IKAROS RHODES in Greece

Industrie Ceramiche Artistiche Rodio – Orientali (I.C.A.R.O) – 1929/50 & IKAΡΟΣ 1950/84 Story in Rhodes Greece (For all of you that you are interested, check our I.C.A.R.O. page with 48 additional photos). Good examples from ICARO pottery and ICARO ceramics … Continue reading

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I.C.A.R.O. tile with the image of Grand Master’s palace in Rhodes. Inscription with the date “Rodi Il 1.1.1943”, and the wish “Buon Anno” (Happy New Year) on it. From 1310 to 1522 the Order of the Knights of Saint John … Continue reading

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I.C.A.R.O. tile with the image of Madonna from Filerimos. Austrian potter Egon Huber arrived in Rhodes in 1931, fall in love with the island and decided to stay. He worked at I.C.A.R.O. for many years and probably was still the … Continue reading

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I.C.A.R.O. tiles theme found in 2005 at an old Italian building, used to be the port customs in the old city of Rhodes (Rodi). ICARO workshop opening took place in 1926 in order to test various pottery techniques but the … Continue reading

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