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Pick A Unique Silver Judaica As Gift

Mar 3, 2008
Silver Judaica as the name suggests is crafted out of pure Sterling silver. All religious products, literature, painting or objects related to or associated with the Jewish religion is known as Judaica. Judaica is crafted in gold, silver, bronze and copper while mostly silver is the material preferred to craft it.

With different types of crafting styles, the artists who craft Judaica have been skilled artists and sculptors for centuries. Genuine silver Judaica handcrafted in Jerusalem is authentic, sculpted by traditional artists. You should buy from authentic stores and check the product from the photographs before buying.

Silver Judaica as the name suggests is crafted out of pure Sterling silver. All religious products, literature, painting or objects related to or associated with the Jewish religion is known as Judaica. With the global spread of the religion, it has become a very sought after commodity both as a religious object and collectors item. The value of antiques can be next to being priceless while you can always purchase an imitation at less than $100!

Religion is an integral part of everyones life. You may or may not be ritualistic, but keeping objects related to religion is satisfying. Judaica is crafted in gold, silver, bronze and copper while mostly silver is the material preferred to craft it.

Usually, the products related are Mezuzzot, Besamin, Wine decanters, vases, Hanukah, traditional jewelry, Etrong boxes, Menorahs, sculptures and paintings.Silver has been the base metal used to craft exquisite Judaica objects. With different types of crafting styles, the artists who craft Judaica have been skilled artists and sculptors for centuries. They have inherited the traditional ways of crafting with different metals.

Some of the artists are skilled in the art of Filigree, which is the type of wire work done in very fine metal wires, intertwined to form exquisite handcrafted objects.

Though there are not much antique silver Judaica that have sustained the ravages of historic turmoil, so Judaica before the 16th.century does not exist and the objects of Judaica are mostly in private collections, that date back to the 16th and 19th century. The renewal of interest in silver Judaica has brought a wave of replica artifacts which are easily available on the web stores and brick and mortar stores across the country. You can however, find good bargains on sites as some of then give a discount which may not be available in a real time store.

The main advantage of buying online is that the religious objects can be bought directly from Israel, giving an impetus to the craftsmen working there. Genuine silver Judaica handcrafted in Jerusalem is authentic, sculpted by traditional artists. However, you can always browse the web to find a piece of your choice which may not be available in the stores near your house. You should buy from authentic stores and check the product from the photographs before buying. Checking out Return policies is also useful. These sacred objects are available worldwide to suit all budgets and preferences so there must be something for you too!

It makes a beautiful gift on a special occasion too.
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Anita Satin Choudhary writes for Ivory and Art Gallery. Browse the gallery for unique collection of artifacts ranging from Silver Judaica to Agate Sculpture and Netsuke
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