Jewish gifts - unique designs and styles on hand painted tiles
Welcome to Jerusalem Pottery's Jewish gifts page - Our family tradition of hand painting tiles and Jewish gifts started in 1922 when a group of craftsmen, including my grandfather, was invited from Turkey by the British mandate to renovate the tiles of the Dome of the Rock. My grandfather stayed on in Jerusalem to open a ceramic
Unique Jewish gift designs
Our designs are inspired by local ancient mosaic floors, psalms and blessings from the Torah, and the Gates and street names of Jerusalem.
Before 1967, my father made the street name signs of the Old City of Jerusalem in English and Arabic. After 1967, Teddy Kollek asked my father to add the Hebrew names for the street signs.
These Jewish gift tiles can be used as wall hangings, or accents installed in a kitchen wall, fireplace, bathroom, table top, counter top, and anywhere else where you may need tiles with vivid colors and unique designs. As gifts, they are also available with a wood frame.
The Zion gate tile is part of a series of tiles with different gates and streets of the Old City of Jerusalem. Other gates and street names available:
The Aaronic priestly blessing in the original Hebrew text - it says "May the Lord bless you and keep you.." It is also available in English. A unique Jewish gift and wall hanging.
Skyline of the Jewish quarter of the Old City - This unique Jewish gift shows important landmarks of the Jewish quarter - the Western Wall...
"I just wanted to tell you that I received the tiles today and they are absolutely beautiful! - They are even better than what expected. I will be ordering additional tiles and am sharing your talent with all my co-workers, friends and family! THANK YOU for sharing your tile making gift with me. Best Regards, Margie" , from Yonkers, NY.... Read more
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For more information on our Jewish gifts, or for assistance in ordering, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
The tile dimensions are approximately 6x6 inches (15x15 cm). They are available framed with wood or unframed. A single framed tile costs US $38 and comes with a hanger (see back of framed tile). A single unframed tile costs US $22 and comes with cork backing and a hanger (see back of tile).
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