Shoham Simchi is a true artist; he is both a musician and a sterling silver master craftsman. Shoham was born in Israel in 1969, second generation Israeli to a Yemenite family. As a teenager, Shoham began to learn and work as a silversmith, following in a traditional family profession. After his army service, Shoham opened his studio, located in the Jewish settlement of Kochav Ya'acov, north east of Jerusalem, where he has produced over the last two decades ceremonial Judaica objects. Shoham places great emphasis on designs which accent traditional Jewish motifs, while introducing an element of modernity into both his technique and designs.