Sheva Brachot Set

$695.00

Sheva Brachot (שבע ברכות‎), meaning “the seven blessings,” also known as “the wedding blessings,” are blessings that are recited for a bride and groom as part of the wedding ceremony. Though the Sheva Brachot are a stylistically harmonious whole, they are actually a mosaic of interwoven Biblical words, phrases and ideas.

Using her unique and colorful style of Hebrew calligraphy, her eye-catching spectrum of colors enhanced by delicate forms and sketches and a single metal plate for each blessing, Oshrit creates a beautiful set of the seven blessings. The set integrates convenience and practicality with elegant design. The set consists of 7 individual plates, with one blessing on each; each blessing plate is physically larger than the one before it so that all the plates can be viewed at once. The individual blessings can be stored in a beautiful leather binder, itself decorated on the outside with a calligraphied plate titled, in Hebrew, “The Order of Betrothal for a Married Couple” (the formal name for the Sheva Brachot); on one side of of the binder’s interior is the introductory prayer; on the other side the blessing over the wine.

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Materials: silk screened metal plates with leather backing; leather case

Size: case closed with plates inside: 14 1/4″ x 5 1/4″ x 3/4″
plates increase from 5 1/2″ x 4 1/2″ to 14″ x 4 1/2″

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Meet the Artist: Oshrit Raffeld

Oshrit Raffeld was born and raised in Jerusalem. She specializes in the design and illumination of ketubot, megillot, scripture and blessings, using gouache colors on parchment and paper, and works on silver and glass as well.

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