Art in Clay Handmade Ceramic Shalom Hamsa Plaque Wall Hanging
Brand: Art in Clay
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Clay Ceramic, Glazing, Engobe Colours
Size: 12cm x 8.5cm / 4.7" x 3.3"
A well known symbol throughout the Middle East, and popularly believed to protect against the Evil Eye, the Hamsa (meaning five) is depicted here, on an outstanding handmade ceramic plaque. The words "For Luck, Health, Success and Love" are displayed in Hebrew, encapsulated in a representation of the Evil Eye in the centre of the hand. Below is the word "Shalom" and along the fingers of the hand are fish, representing good fortune and fertility. The background of the centre consists of a subtle blue pattern of sprouting roots, while the top and bottom edges are a pomegranate red floral pattern.
Each plaque is delicately hand crafted and painted, as well as glazed at a high temperature, to create a truly stunning and special work of art. The plaque is designed to be hung on the wall and comes with a unique serial number and stamp of authenticity on the back. Packaged in a beautiful box, the plaque is also accompanied by an information booklet about the artist. An elegant mix of Jewish tradition and contemporary artistic design, this plaque is a unique masterpiece that would make a stunning addition to your home décor.
Please note: As each piece is hand painted and unique, there may be variations in the colors.
Art In Clay is a family-run art studio in Jaffa-Tel Aviv, founded in 2008 by Israeli artists, Amir Rom and his wife Laurence, both graduates of the prestigious Bezalel Academy of Art and Design. Specializing in the production of handmade ceramics that bring together modern designs and ancient Jewish tradition, Art In Clay's work draws inspiration from the Land of Israel, the Bible and archaeological findings. Their work has earned them high regard and they were commissioned by the US Government to design special pieces in honor of the opening of the US Embassy in Jerusalem in May 2018.