Category Archives: Home Decor

Top Hanukkah Gifts for 2014

Nov 12, 2014  |  By Arik Barel

Hanukkah is getting closer and it’s time to get in the holiday shopping spirit. Without further ado, here are the top Hanukkah gift ideas for 2014: • Menorah: A new beautiful Hanukkah menorah is guaranteed to bring some extra joy to this special annual celebration of miracles, past and present. Today there exists a breathtaking variety of this iconic Jewish symbol, including those brought to colorful life with the creative …

Category  : Holiday Gifts, Home Decor, Jewelry, Judaica   
 

The Power of the Hamsa

Nov 19, 2013  |  By Arik Barel
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A Hamsa is the classic ancient symbol of protection. While its origins remains shrouded in mystery, it is recognized today as a popular decorative motif in Jewish art and jewelry. Let’s take a deeper look: Origin This symbol shaped like a hand, with three extended fingers in the middle and a curved thumb or pinky finger on either side has for thousands of years been used by the peoples of …

Category  : Home Decor, Jewish Jewelry