Mezuzah Jewelry Buying Guide
Mezuzah necklaces represent one of the most well-known, powerful, and spiritual pieces of Judaica. A mezuzah usually refers to the scroll inside which has Shema Yisrael written on it and as a whole, a mezuzah resembles the relationship between the Jewish people and Hashem, to show there is a higher source above us. These necklaces feature different phrases and blessings making them meaningful and they use different stones and filigree for decorative purposes. Mezuzah necklaces and pendents have dozens of options that are great for men and women alike and fashionable. A mezuzah necklace is the perfect everyday accessory and will look good with any outfit it is paired with.
14K and 18K gold mezuzah pendents are the ultimate piece of luxurious Judaica jewelry. From petite little pendents to glorious large and decorative mezuzah pendents like this one with blue enamel fill the selection, and there are also white gold options as well. A filigree mezuzah pendent gives a traditional look while outlined mezuzah pendents offer a more contemporary look and these are just two options that describe the variety of styles available with gold mezuzah pendents. There are also those decorated with diamonds and precious gemstones that will stun you.
For a more subtle look, silver mezuzah necklaces and pendents should be your first choice. Even though they are not as loud, they are full of personality, like with this filigree look or this pendent with Shema Yisrael written inside. Many of the silver mezuzah necklaces and pendents feature gold accents for a little shine, like with this pendent with the Book of Psalms and this one with a Star of David. Sterling silver mezuzah pendents are beautiful and a special gift to give and receive.
Diamonds, rubies, and garnets, oh my! These precious mezuzah pendents are decorate with stunning gemstones which make these truely special. Each stone gives the mezuzah a different look, like Israel will be on your mind with this blue and white design made of sapphire and this one with diamonds gives a sophisticated look. Some necklaces have a larger stone as a centerpiece type look like with this garnet mezuzah pendent or decorated with diamond bands like this one from Anbinder. Gemstone mezuzah pendents are unique and unlike anything you have seen before.
Two of Israel's most famous stones are the blue green Eilat Stone found in southern Israel and the pinkish-white Jerusalem Stone which is used throughout the Old City of Jerusalem. Unlike other mezuzah pendents, these necklaces feature symbols like the Star of David and Chai, and phrases like Ani LeDodi and the Jerusalem Prayer. The beautiful and natural colors of the stone will really shine through all the decorations, and will allow you to have a piece of Israel with you wherever you might go. These are also one of a kind pieces as no two stones are exactly the same.
Shema Yisrael is written on a scroll and placed inside an actual mezuzah case, which makes these necklaces the most spiritual. Here you will find unique Shema Yisrael necklaces like those written in ancient Hebrew and wrapped around a pillar of sand. Some have Shema Yisrael written in beautiful fonts or as the background to an incredible pendent. Again, Israeli artists have out done themselves with their jewelry and nothing beats a Shema Yisrael mezuzah necklace!