Rafael Jewelry Buying Guide
Combining traditional Yemenite design with decades of experience as a jeweler, Rafael has a reputation for creating intricately beautiful pieces to an exceptional standard. Featuring gold and sliver inlaid with rare stones such as Eilat stone and Roman glass, Rafael's jewelry features contemporary designs and highly polished embellishments for an exquisite finish. Many of his pieces feature Jewish themes that blend beautifully into your daily wear, including cufflinks, necklaces, and rings that have a high-quality finish and shine. Made in his Jerusalem studio, one can feel the magic of Rafael's magnificent jewelry.
Eilat Stone Jewelry
Eilat Stone is Israel's national stone, found near the ancient copper quarries from the times of King Solomon. Rafael's luxury jewelry frames Eilat Stone in sterling silver and 14K gold for a stunning look, perfect for all occasions. Some of their jewelry features Jewish themes, as with this Chai mezuzah necklace and this Jerusalem motif ring, while others are pure fashion. This blue green shark tooth necklace will always make a statement while these deluxe long earrings are sure to add a pop of color to your outfit. Eilat Stone cufflinks from Rafael are a favorite and are truely a power piece, whether you are in the office or at a fancy party. Eilat Stone jewelry is a great way to carry a piece of Israel with you wherever you go.
Roman Glass Jewelry
The Roman Empire spent some time in Israel and while it might not exist anymore, beautiful Roman Glass can be found throughout the land. Rafael Jewelry has a few standard styles that can be found featuring Roman Glass or Eilat Stone, like with this Old Jerusalem pendent and pomegranate necklace. Most Roman Glass jewelry is put together with silver as it really brings out the blue in Roman Glass. One can keep it simple with this raindrop pendent or round Star of David necklace, or choose something that has a galactic look with these Roman Glass rings. History truely comes alive when you choose a piece of Jerusalem themes Roman Glass jewelry, especially with this Temple necklace.
Judaica jewelry has all your favorite Jewish symbols, themes, and motifs, done up in a stylish way that you will want to wear everyday. Jerusalem jewelry is one of the favorites, with rings that feature the Western Wall or the Old City skyline and the mighty Lion of Judah which happens to be Jerusalem's symbol. David's Harp looks great as a ring or on a necklace in silver, while pomegranates come in all sorts of shapes and styles, decorated with gemstones and diamonds. Of course, there is also a great selection of ancient coin jewelry by Rafael, like these cufflinks and necklace that each are decorated with mini gemstones to add a small sparkle to your outfit. Judaica jewelry is meaningful and a stunning option for daily and occasion wear.
Rafael's gold jewelry is absolutely stunning. Choose between 14K and 18K jewelry, some of which is also decorated with silver. Classic pieces like these Star of David earrings, cutout Chai necklace, and menorah pendent can be layered 0r worn alone as a solo piece but will look great on any man or woman. As a stunning gift for her, there is heart jewelry or this stunning flower necklace that will shine bright on every occasion. There are also plenty of filigree jewelry like this mezuzah pendent and Hamsa pendent, which has taken years to perfect and something that Rafael's family has been doing for hundreds of years. Of course there is gold jewelry with different stones, Roman Glass, and gemstones of every color that is sure to impress.
Silver jewelry is perfect for any occasion and many of these have gold, gemstones, diamonds, beautiful cut outs and more, decorating each piece. You will find stunning Jerusalem Stone jewelry to keep the holy city close to your heart, and some even have microfilm featuring the Priestly Blessing or even a nano-inscribed Bible. Enjoy a Hoshen necklace for a colorful look or a silver pendent with Jerusalem of Gold for something really elegant. Rafael's silver jewelry is not something to miss out on and there are some pieces that should not be skipped out on, like the filigree disk with an amethyst stone and this ornate pomegranate necklace.