Pomegranate Honey Dish or Serving Bowl
This handmade lidded bowl, perfect as a honey pot or sugar bowl, is made in the shape of a pomegranate, one of the seven species and a symbol of blessing and abundance. When viewed from above, the top of the pomegranate is in the shape of a Star of David.
Ma’arag is a vocational center that assists approximately 90 – 100 adults at a time with mental or emotional disabilities, autism, or who are severely disabled. A unique and singular initiative, Ma’arag relies on four major elements: Rehabilitative, Communal, Touristic and Occupational. The enterprise runs a variety of occupational and vocational workshops, such as Multimedia for people with severe disabilities. Adults with special needs run their creative-decorative art workshops (ceramics, textile, carpentry, laser cutting and more) on a daily basis, working and earn a living. Ma’arag is located in the Galilee on the northern periphery of Israel.
Size: 3 1/2″ diam x 2 3/4″
Meet the Artist: Buy For Good Israel
Buy for Good, an Israeli social justice venture, is a marketplace that helps you support Israel and its people of all religions, all ethnicities and all backgrounds in a new way. All of Buy for Good's products are hand crafted by adults and children with disabilities or from under-resourced communities in Israel in various workshops sponsored by nonprofit educational and vocational programs throughout the country. The endeavor nurtures talent, rewards perseverance, and bolsters the human spirit. These sponsoring organizations provide an environment that teaches skills, celebrates achievements, and builds confidence, self-esteem and self-respect.
By purchasing an item crafted by Buy for Good artisans, you are buying an item that gives back: every purchase supports employment opportunities and job creation for those in need, helps each of us to see beyond a person's disabilities and shows respect for the artisan, and helps the artisans integrate into the wider community where they can live full and productive lives.