Yair Emanuel Aluminium Shema Yisrael Mezuzah (In Choice of Colours)
Size: 15cm x 3cm x 1.5cm / 6" x 1.2" x 0.6"
Suitable for a 12cm scroll
The mezuzah contains a parchment of Torah scroll and is affixed to the doorposts of every Jewish home as a reminder of the covenant between G-d and the Jewish People. In awesome aluminium cut out, this mezuzah boasts a condensed version of the first paragraph of the Shema in Hebrew: "And you shall love your G-d with all your heart, and all your soul, and all your might, and you shall write them on the doorposts of your home". The colour of the base underneath the cut-out varies, to give the text a colour of your choice. An exquisite blend of Jewish tradition and modern design, this mezuzah would make an exquisite gift to mark a special occasion.
Artist Yair Emanuel, a graduate of the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, lives and works in Jerusalem. Vivid and harmonious colors as well as a mixture of the old and the new characterize Emanuel's work, which is designed and crafted in his Jerusalem studio. The principal techniques utilized encompass painting on silk, hand-embroidery, raw-silk appliqué and painting on wood.