Handpicked: The Top 15 Pomegranate Gifts for Rosh Hashanah 2021
In Judaism, pomegranates aren't just a fruit. Pomegranates are an ancient symbol of love and fertility, of the mitzvot (commandments), of beauty, and of Eretz Yisrael, or the Land of Israel. It's no wonder that pomegranates are a frequent motif and inspiration for modern Israeli artists who seek to create beautiful Judaica, home décor, art, and jewelry that reflects the Jewish people's rich 3,000+ year tradition. Read more about what pomegranates symbolize in Judaism and why we eat this fruit on Rosh Hashanah here!
Pomegranates are especially popular as artistic inspiration during the High Holidays and can be found adorning hundreds of Rosh Hashanah gifts, tableware, decorations and more. Here are our 15 favorite pomegranate gifts for Rosh Hashanah 2021!
Why not start off the New Year with a new blessing for your home? This stainless steel wall-hanging is not only shaped like a pomegranate, but features small colorful pomegranates throughout the center's design. Around the perimeter is the following blessing in both Hebrew and English: Yevurach ha'bayit ha'ze; tishreh bo simcha, bracha, r'vacha v'hazlacha, which translates to "May this home be blessed with happiness, fortune, wellbeing, and success."
These pomegranate earrings, crafted from 14K gold and adorned with both ruby and quartz stones, are a gorgeous addition to your jewelry collection, both on Rosh Hashanah and year-round! These dazzling earrings also have a majestic back-story: they are a creation of Rafael Jewelry, a studio owned by a family that immigrated to Israel from Yemen, where they created jewelry for Yemen's royal family for centuries.
Designed in Jaffa by Art in Clay, this limited edition pomegranate wall hanging is entirely handmade. Crafted from ceramic and then glazed and accented with 24K gold, this plaque is truly one-of-a-kind: it comes with a unique serial number and stamp of authenticity on the back. The plaque can be hung on the wall or can be placed on the accompanying stand to be displayed for all to admire.
While pomegranates are traditionally known for being red, this piece by Israeli favorite Yair Emanuel is full of vibrant and bold colors. While this pomegranate tree may just look like a piece of modern art at first glance, it also will hold your holiday and Shabbat candles. Crafted from laser-cut metal and painted, this piece of Judaica truly blends contemporary art with the traditional motif of the Israeli pomegranate tree.
If you want to bring pomegranates to your Rosh Hashanah dinner table in a more subtle way, this gorgeous white tablecloth is perfect for you. Made in Jerusalem, this polyester tablecloth features a silver pomegranate design. While a white tablecloth this beautiful may seem like a risk, don't fret: it's entirely kid-safe and machine washable, as well as stain-resistant.
One of the seven species of which the Land of Israel is blessed, the pomegranate symbolizes fruitfulness, prosperity and the Torah. Skillfully handcrafted, this ceramic pomegranate is a gorgeous rendition of the fruit that has come to mean so much to the Jewish people. Created in Jerusalem, this exquisite piece of home décor is decorated with gold-colored sterling silver plating.
Made in Tel Aviv by Rafael Jewelry, this gorgeous sterling silver pomegranate pendant necklace is a lovely Rosh Hashanah gift for your daughter, sister, niece, girlfriend, or any special gal in your life. Featuring an elegant filigree design and adorned with rubies and pink quartz, this necklace is so beautiful that she will love wearing it on Rosh Hashanah and year-round!
Just like pomegranates, Rosh Hashanah meals are known for having sweet, rounded challah at their center. This vibrant glass challah board has the best of both worlds: a gorgeous tray to serve your challah on, and a colorful depiction of a pomegranate to add a burst of color to your table. Designed by Israeli artist Jordana Klein in Jerusalem, this challah board can be purchased alongside a stand that will allow you to display this work of modern art when it's not in use.
Let your next Sabbath end in a blaze of radiant beauty with this marvelous pomegranate-shaped candle! This unique Havdalah candle is shaped like a pomegranate and is handcrafted from paraffin, while dipped and braided in the age-old traditional manner for a flame that burns clear and bright. This vibrant candle was also created in the holy city of Tzfat (Safed), which is known for exporting high-quality candles all over the world.
Designed by Jerusalemite Yair Emanuel, this vibrant bowl is crafted from laser-cut metal and then handpainted to provide a unique addition to your Rosh Hashanah table. Depicting a tree full of pomegranates and birds, this piece of kitchenware is perfect for serving your guests while adding a pop of color throughout the holiday meals.
If you'll be spending the High Holidays visiting different family and friends, this gorgeous travel candleholder is perfect for you! Shaped like a pomegranate and adorned with Swarovski stones, this candleholder opens up and perfectly fits two tea lights. Light, compact, and durable, this piece of Judaica will go wherever you go. You can even choose if you want the stones to be blue or red!
Sourced from the Galilee in Northern Israel, this bottle of natural pomegranate wine is a great way to bring a taste of Israel to your Rosh Hashanah table. This natural pomegranate fruit sweet wine is hand produced in the old-fashioned cottage industry fashion, giving it its delicious homemade taste. Like all of our Israeli wine, this selection is also kosher, under the supervision of the Mateh Asher Regional Rabbinate.
This blue Star of David wall-hanging is filled with colorful pomegranate branches and fruits, using two classic Jewish symbols to create a vibrant piece of home décor that reflects both ancient tradition and contemporary style. Made from laser-cut metal and then handpainted, this wall-hanging is perfect for any kitchen, office, hallway, bedroom or anywhere that you want to display your Jewish pride in style.
A beautiful piece of handmade jewelry, this 925 sterling silver ring features a9K gold pomegranate motif at its center, adorned with red ruby gemstones. The ring is also engraved in Hebrew with the verse from King Solomon's wisdom, Eishet Hayil Mi Yimtza (English: Who can find a woman of valor?), a verse from Proverbs that Jewish men have been singing to their wives every Shabbat for centuries.
This ceramic pomegranate, designed by Yair Emanuel, is the perfect addition to your Rosh Hashanah table. Colored in a gorgeous shade of red like a ripe fruit, this decorative piece is also a beautiful addition to any shelf or table. Created in Emanuel's Jerusalem studio, this work of art adds more than color and vibrancy to your home: it brings a little piece of Israel straight to you, too.