Art in Clay "If I Forget Thee, O Jerusalem" Ceramic Mezuzah with 24K Gold Decoration
Brand: Art in Clay
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Clay, Engobe Colours, Glazing, 24K Gold
Size: 19.5cm x 3.3cm x 1.3cm / 7.67" x 1.29" x 0.51"
Suitable fo 12cm Scroll
Attached to the doorposts of every Jewish home, the Mezuzah contains a parchment of Torah Scroll inside, on which the verses of the Shema, the central declaration of the Jewish faith are inscribed. This stunning handcrafted ceramic mezuzah features the famous words from Psalm 137: "Im Eshkachech Yerushalayim, Tishkach Yemini" (If I forget Thee, O Jerusalem, May My Right Hand Lose its Skill), accented in 24K gold, symbolizing the Jewish People's deep and unbreakable bond and longing to return to Jerusalem. Below the inscription is a beautiful depiction of the Kotel (Western Wall) and Jerusalem Old City, and above is the letter 'shin' representing the name of G-d.
Each mezuzah is delicately handcrafted and painted, as well as glazed at a high temperature, to create a truly stunning and special work of art. The mezuzah has two sticky-back labels making it easy to affix. An elegant mix of Jewish tradition and contemporary artistic design, this Mezuzah 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.