Shalom Home Decor Buying Guide
Shalom is one of the most well known Hebrew words, as it means, "peace", "hello", and "goodbye" but many know it to mean "peace". The word has become internationally known, often portrayed with a dove and olive branch, the signs that showed Noah dry land was to be found towards the end of the flood. Israeli artists have their own signature styles that are incorporated into Shalom art in a personal way that looks gorgeous and allows a wide variety of styles. Shalom art is a wonderful way to welcome someone into your home and send them off in peace, and here are a few of our favorite artists who have created peaceful pieces.
Armenian Ceramics have been made in Jerusalem for nearly 100 years and shows the diversity of Jerusalem. Beautifully hand-painted plaques, plates, clocks like this one with Hebrew letters, and hamsas, deserve a special place in your home and your heart. There are also wonderful tiles that will welcome guests into your home, like a friendly Shalom Y'All or the word Shalom in Hebrew and English. If you want to brighten you table up, there are also beautiful coasters with doves and a trivet with such intricate details you cant help but appreciate. Enjoy a piece of peaceful art right from the heart of Jerusalem with Armenian Ceramics.
David Fisher's paper-cuts are just one of the incredible ways you can bring Shalom into the home. Many of these do not simply say the word "Shalom" but also include a stunning paper-cut image. The famous quote from Psalms, "Pray for the peace of Jerusalem" is portrayed in a few different ways; one with the quote written in both Hebrew and English, a Hamsa with doves over the Jerusalem skyline and this one with the quote, "Let there be peace in your walls, and serenity in your palaces". Paper-cuts is just one of the many ways to show off a bit of holy peace in your home.
❤︎ We love this floral Shalom paper-cut.
Dorit Judaica's Shalom collection is adorable and adds an element of fun into your home. Some include a dove, an international symbol of piece done up in bright colors, in stainless steel, and with Shalom written in Hebrew and English. There is also a beautiful Hamsa with Swarovski crystals and pomegranates with different versus for peace and a mandala with two blessings for peace. Dorit Judaica also crafts beautiful wall hangings with the word "Shalom" elegantly written across it. One includes the Traveler's Prayer and Swarovski crystals, while the other has both Hebrew and English on this beautifully simple piece of art.
Even Yair Emanuel makes Shalom home decor! Emanuel is known for his use of bright colors, and this still stands true with this. A more unique look in Shalom art is his tapestries. One set of tapestries feature a bird along with Shalom written in English or Hebrew in blue and gold that really make a statement. His others feature Jerusalem, pomegranates, and the word Shalom written in Hebrew as a tree. Emanuel also has laser-cut wall hangings with flowers and a couple hand-painted designs with a combination of different patterns in Hebrew, English, and both languages.