One of the most universal Jewish traditions, celebrated and observed by Jews all over the world of varying backgrounds, is the lighting of candles to welcome in Shabbat or holidays.

Many families have special candlestick holders that are only used for Shabbat and holidays, and that serve a dual purpose: utility and beauty. Whether you're shopping for yourself or looking for the perfect wedding, housewarming, engagement, or Bar/Bat mitzvah gift, our expansive collection of Shabbat candlesticks has something for everyone!

For many people a pair of candlesticks is the definition of Shabbat - and the most important item in a Jewish home - so we’ve picked the best Shabbat candlesticks from Israel for 2023, spanning every style and budget:


1. Handcrafted Sterling Silver Shabbat Candlesticks with Filigree Design

For a luxurious piece of Judaica that your family will lovingly pass on from generation to generation, look no further than these majestic, handcrafted silver candlesticks from Shoham Yemenite Art. Each of the large and elegant candlesticks boasts an intricate, allover filigree design that is handmade according to traditional methods by famous master craftsman Shoham Simchi in his Jerusalem-area workshop. You or a lucky gift recipient will love illuminating every shabbat with both style and tradition with these special candlesticks.






2. Handmade Glass and Sterling Silver-Plated Shabbat Candlesticks

This handmade glass candleholder set is a meaningful and fitting gift for anyone who loves to light shabbat candles, combining beautiful craftsmanship with traditional materials and modern design. Made from glass and plated with sterling silver along the top and bottom, each candlestick is decorated with a magnificent multicolored design. This exquisite set from the Land of Israel will make every shabbat special and beautiful!






3. Royal White Jerusalem Stone Shabbat Candlesticks Set

If you or someone special in your life lights candles every shabbat and loves the Land of Israel, they'll appreciate this stunning candlestick set made out of authentic, white Jerusalem Stone quarried in the Judean hills. Masterfully crafted by local Israeli artisans, this elegant set features two candlesticks with a matching tray that's engraved with the Hebrew words "Shabbat Kodesh" (Holy Sabbath).






4. Armenian Ceramic Shabbat Candlesticks Set

Give the sanctity of shabbat a distinctly Middle Eastern flavor with this awesome Armenian ceramic shabbat candlesticks set, handmade in Jerusalem. It includes two delightfully decorated candlesticks and a matching colorful tray with the word "Shabbat" in English and Hebrew. All pieces are exquisitely hand-painted with a traditional Armenian ceramic floral pattern in beautiful bold colors. Whether for yourself or a gift for someone else, this set will be treasured for years to come!






5. Grand 925 Sterling Silver Shabbat Candlesticks

Sterling silver shabbat candlesticks are a timeless and traditional part of any Judaica collection, and this deluxe set of silver candlesticks from Israeli family-run studio Silver Way will add a sense of elegance and grandeur to every shabbat and holiday candle lighting. Skillfully handcrafted in the Land of Israel, each luxurious candlestick boasts a polished finish along its slender body, square base, and tapered candleholder. Adorn your own home with this exquisite set, or surprise a loved one with an unforgettable gift for a holiday, housewarming, wedding, Bat Mitzvah, or any other special occasion.






6. Anodized Aluminum Candlesticks with Colorful Shabbat Glass Tray

This magnificent shabbat set combines the best of contemporary Judaica design from two prominent Jerusalem artists: sleek silver-colored anodized aluminum candlesticks by Yair Emanuel, and a colorful glass tray from Jordana Klein. The tempered glass tray doubles as a stunning work of art, featuring a beautiful design composed of two candles and a loaf of challah set against a sea of vibrant colors. A perfect way to honor shabbat for any lover of contemporary art and the Land of Israel!






7. Jerusalem Stone Ten Commandments Shabbat Candlesticks (Choice of Color)

Choose from either white or red shades of natural Jerusalem Stone, and bring home a piece of the Land of Israel and Biblical motifs with these unique shabbat candlesticks! Two golden candleholders sit atop stone wings that are reminiscent of the metaphorical kanfei nesharim – eagles’ wings – that are said to protect and carry the Jewish nation, featuring a Western Wall-inspired design and standing on a stone base. A replica of the Biblical Ten Commandments tablets stands in the middle, for an additional touch of Jewish faith.








8. Handcrafted Sterling Silver Filigree Shabbat Candlesticks with Klezmer Musicians

Celebrate shabbat and the holidays like never before with this amazing pair of candlesticks from Shoham Yemenite Art! Handcrafted from sterling silver, these unique shabbat candlesticks combine the traditional Yemenite art of filigree with an Eastern European Hasidic klezmer design. The stem of one candlestick boasts the image of klezmer accordionist while the other features a klezmer violinist. The eye-catching design and unbeatable craftsmanship will make this a much-appreciated Judaica gift for a wedding, housewarming, birthday, or anniversary.






9. Yair Emanuel Textured Nickel Candlesticks (Choice of Ring Color)

Add an element of contemporary art and sleek modernity to your shabbat rituals with these stunning nickel candlesticks from famous Israeli Judaica artist Yair Emanuel! They boast a chic hammered finish and elegant tapered shape, and are adorned with contrasting rings in your choice of color. Sure to become treasured shabbat Judaica items, these candlesticks will be an eye-catching piece of home décor in addition to illuminating your sabbath.








10. Danon Pomegranate Travel Candlesticks (Choice of Stone Color)

For anyone who travels often and wants a reminder of shabbat wherever they go, this convenient, foldable shabbat candlestick set is a must-have! Crafted from silver-plated pewter by renowned Israeli design studio Danon, this pomegranate-shaped set is decorated with an elegant floral design and accented with genuine Swarovski stones in your choice of red or blue color. The foldable pomegranate opens up into two candleholders and comes with two tealight candles. Beautiful, convenient, and practical, this set will lighten up your shabbat wherever you go!







Shop the rest of our traditional and modern Shabbat Candlesticks here!