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Used by Hephaestus

The sponge is primitive animal, it belongs to porofora and lives on the seabed . The material we use is only the skeleton and of the 5,000 known species we choose only 12 varieties. His name is inextricably linked with Kalymnos , where many divers sacrificed their health or even their lives to bring it to the surface. When pulled carefully from the bottom, the root of reborn and continues to grow and spread. Ancient Greeks , Romans and Byzantines used it for personal hygiene ( Iliad Hephaestus washed with a sponge) , the cleanliness of the place , writing , painting , medicine and pharmacy.