Olive wreath (small Kotinos): The Olive wreath, also known as kotinos, was the prize for the winner at the ancient Olympic Games. From the olive groves of Ancient Olympia, Liofyllo recreates the ideals of Olympism.
Olive wreath (kotinos): In the Olympic Games the Kotinos was established as a prize for the winners by Iphitos, the king of Ilia, after an oracle given to him by Pythia of Delphi to encourage athletes to participate. The olive wreath had a symbolic significance as they believed that it brought luck and divine protection to the crowned athlete.:
Health: “Health is Green”.
Health (Hygeia) was an ancient Greek deity, personification of the health of body and soul.
Owl (big): “Think Wise – Think Green”.
In ancient Greece, the owl was a symbol of a higher wisdom and it was also a guardian of the Acropolis.
Owl (Small): Owls are generally associated with wisdom and vigilance. They are directly interrelated with Athena, the virgin goddess of wisdom and patron of ancient Athens.
Elaia Kallistephanos: Elaia Kallistephanos that grew in ancient Olympia was used during the Olympic Games in the form of a circle or a horse-shoe. The branches of the sacred wild-olive tree, which was located near the temple of Zeus, were exclusively cut by a «pais amfithalis». Afterwards, the Hellanodikai would take them, make the wreaths and crown the winners of the Games.
Olive twig: The olive tree is one of the oldest symbols of the world, unchanged throughout time and with timeless value. It is a symbol of strength, fair play, prosperity, wealth, hope and nutritional value.