Yair Emanuel Embroidered Atarah with Jerusalem & Blessing - Blue
Brand: Yair Emanuel
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Size: 3.3" x 30" / 8.5 x 77 cm
Keep Jerusalem close to you with this stunningly embroidered atarah! Decorated with an exquisite depiction of the iconic view of Jerusalem as a frame for elegant Hebrew lettering in blue threading, this intricate piece is sure to impress anyone who lays eyes on it. Within the border is written the blessing: “…Asher kidishanu bemitzvotav vetzivanu lehitatef batzizit.” - Who has sanctified us with His commandments and commanded us to wrap ourselves in the tzitzit. Functional and refined, this fantastic piece will make an extraordinary gift for someone important in your life!
A well-known tradition in Judaism, adding an embroidered band of fabric to the tallit is a custom that dates back years. An easy way to beautify the tallit, the atarah is also a way to mark the top of the garment so the wearer knows which side is the top.
Israel’s most popular artist Yair Emanuel studied at the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, and now lives and works in Jerusalem. He creates stunning Judaica and art from a range of media, ranging from hand-painted silk and hand-sewn embroidery to brightly painted wood and muted metals. Emanuel’s work is characterized by the unique combination of traditional Jewish motifs and modern design and technique. His pieces are vibrantly colored and vividly bright, and are sure to add sparkle and style to any room!