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I love learning….

I love learning about culture, history, art.  I like to read simple articles with the facts stated.  Sometimes my eyes see a huge page of information and they start to play tricks on me immediately.  Does this ever happen to … Continue reading

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Make your own Horseradish this Passover.

Make your own Horseradish this Passover..

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Where are the Images?

Ok, so we switched hosting/software companies and practically every image we had online is gone.  Went to alef bet  cyber-heaven I fear.  As you can see by the post about Valentine’s Day, all the images are gone. Cyber-heaven again I … Continue reading

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Preparing for the winter giftshow

We are busy busy busy preparing for the giftshow this coming week in New York. These shows are hard, the set up alone is 12 hours and the days begin at 9am. We smile and write orders and wouldn’t trade … Continue reading

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Chai Jewelry

Bendel bracelets are worn for good luck and protection.  There is an additional chai charm on the bracelet that means long life in Hebrew by combining the two Hebrew letters “chet and yud”.  The tradition behind wearing a red string … Continue reading

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What is a Star?

What is the origin and symbolic meaning of the Star of David? How did it become a symbol of Judaism, and what does it symbolize specifically? I found some information at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Star_of_David. I will look more into this, I find … Continue reading

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Palo Alto Jewish Festival

Well, this weekend I will be at the Palo Alto Jewish Street Festival.  I like doing festivals. Everyone is happy, families are out– a general overall good feeling.  We don’t exhibit at many retail shows, but decided to give this … Continue reading

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Why Wear Protection?

Seems like a little protection is necessary, huh?  Protection from what though?  Just off of the top of my head I think of: danger, accidents, bad thoughts, disease, illness, theft, anger, etc.  Here is a cute bracelet that can worn … Continue reading

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New Designs

Well, the hard part of making jewelry is sometimes coming up with new ideas.  I mean, how many Stars of David can you make?  Luckily though, Jewish jewelry isn’t only Stars.  There are many symbols to mark the wearer as … Continue reading

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Tree of Life

Tree of Life is a Judaic symbol for rebirth, renewal, family, longevity, etc.  We have made this particular tree with a hand painted enamel background and gemstone.  I like to wear it long, about 30″ and with a gold plated chain to … Continue reading

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