Top 10 Gifts For Mother's Day 2021
Mother's Day in the United States will be celebrated on Sunday, May 9, 2021, but now is the perfect time to find a meaningful gift for the woman who raised you. While you can never go wrong gifting jewelry, Dead Sea skincare, and Jewishly inspired home décor and art, many of the talented Israeli designers we work with have created gifts with mothers in mind. Our exclusive Mother's Day shop has more than 100 items to choose from. To make your hunt for the perfect gift easier, we have selected our top 10 gifts for Mother's Day 2021, all sent straight to you from the Land of Israel!
Barbara Shaw is known for her quirky and colorful designs, and this Perfect Mother Gift Set is no exception! The set includes a red apron and a beige canvas bag, both of which feature word clouds in the shape of a heart, with the Hebrew word for mother (ima) at the center. The set also comes with a ceramic mug that says, "Don't Tell Me To Keep Calm, I Am A Jewish Mother," a Jewish spin on the classic "Keep Calm and Carry On" designs. This bold set, designed in Israel, is the perfect for spunky Jewish mothers anywhere!
This gorgeous pearl necklace, crafted from 9K gold and 925 sterling silver, is inscribed with a portion the Woman of Valor (Eshet Chayil) hymn (Proverbs 31:10), which is sung every Friday night. The Hebrew reads Eshet chayil mi yimtza? Verahok mipninim michra. ("Who can find a woman of valor? Her value is far beyond pearls.") This stunning necklace, steeped in meaning from both Jewish tradition and your own unique relationship with your mother, is bound to be cherished for years to come.
This handmade ceramic wall-hanging, designed by Tel Aviv-based artists at Art in Clay, features bold colors, 24K gold detailing, and intricate hand-painted details surrounding the Tree of Life, a timeless Jewish motif that symbolizes creation. The plaque can be hung on the wall or can be placed on the accompanying stand that comes with it. Regardless of how your mom chooses to display this gorgeous work of art, she will certainly look at it and always think of you!
Jordana Klein is one of Israel's most renowned Judaica artists, known for creating designs that are vibrant and combine both the sacred aspects of Jewish tradition and contemporary art in gorgeous Judaica pieces. This glass challah tray is no exception. If your mother loves hosting meals on Shabbat, help her bring a splash of color to the table. During the other six days of the week, this versatile tray can be displayed on a bookshelf or in a cabinet as a work of art.
With the ability to add inscribed names in either English or Hebrew, this gold-plated silver necklace makes for an amazing one-of-a-kind gift for any mother. Featuring the Tree of Life in the center, this necklace is made in Jerusalem, allowing your mother to hold both the Land of Israel and her children close to her heart whenever she wears this elegant piece.
Designed by Israeli artist Yael Elkayam, this gorgeous piece of home décor is a no-brainer for Mother's Day. Featuring Swarovski crystals, the traditional Jewish blessing for the home is printed in both Hebrew and English, and is surrounded by layers of colorful pressed flowers. Regardless of which room your mom puts this piece of art in, it will serve as a beautiful reminder of the bond you share through the Jewish tradition.
If your mother lights Shabbat and/or holiday candles, this handmade ceramic candleholder is a must-have. Complete with metal places for two candles, this tray resembles an ancient mosaic and is decorated with a pomegranate and olive motif along with the traditional blessing said over candles. This will truly be a one-of-a-kind gift, as each tray is carefully hand-painted by artists in Tel Aviv.
One of Israel's most famous Judaica artists, Yair Emanuel creates exceptional pieces inspired by the Land of Israel and motifs from the Tanakh and other Jewish texts. While one piece designed by Yair Emanuel would be enough to blow any Jewish mother away, this gift set features four: a challah tray, an embroidered challah cover, a matching knife, and a wooden Hamsa featuring Jerusalem's Tower of David. Yalla, your mom will love it.
In addition to being the lowest place on Earth, the Dead Sea is known for containing minerals that are rejuvenating and do wonders for one's skin, hair, and face. Gift your mom literal pieces of the Land of Israel, and allow her to have a home-spa day all at once. This set features a replenishing face serum, nourishing night cream, and an anti-wrinkle cream that will become your mom's new favorite part of her skincare routine.
This colorful and classy painting by Israeli artist Zina Roitman depicts the Western Wall and the surrounding Old City of Jerusalem after a rainfall. The perfect addition to any home, this painting is perfect for moms who long to return to Jerusalem and visit the Kotel once again. Bezrat Hashem, that will be possible soon, but until then - this radiant work of art can serve as a reminder of the Holy City in your mother's own home.
Don't forget to check out our full selection of jewelry, skincare, art, Judaica, and other gifts from Israel. Happy Mother's Day!