Ornamental

By: pelly*made

Jan 15 2013

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Aperture:f/4.3
Focal Length:44.63mm
ISO:200
Shutter:1/0 sec
Camera:HP PhotoSmart C945 (V01.74)

a beautiful village named Pyrgi in Chios island.

All houses have facades ornated with a unique black and white geometrical decor called “xysta”. It is a technique of hand-engraving geometric motifs in black and white on plaster. It is based on plastering-sand being applied to the wall, carefully painted white, then scraped with the designs…

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