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Judaica Gifts Made In Israel

 

Over the past several months of political campaigning a great emphasis
was put on American manufacturing and those old “Made In America”
labels. The idea of all of this is a sense that we as people should
support our own people, our fellow Americans, before going out and
giving resources and money to others. Of course for Jewish Americans
there is more than one place to have sense of patriotism and pride
towards. Namely there is Israel.israeli jewelry store

Jewish Americans like to take a certain pride in supporting Israel. This is not just a guiding force
politically and socially, it is also a guiding force of financial
decisions. By taking vacations to Israel and buying products that are
made in the Holy Land you are contributing to a cause close to the
hearts of most Jewish people. For some Jewish Americans supporting
Israel can be as vital as supporting the United States. Israel is a
spiritually, emotionally, culturally and politically central to the
lives of the Jewish people no matter where they are.

Buying  avery christian jewelry
products made in Israel has been bolstered significantly by the
Internet. These days if a Jewish person is looking for a new mezuzah for
their home they do not even have to consider one produced in a place
like China. Instead they can very easily search the Web for mezuzahs not
just made in Israel but made from stones or metals found in Israel. A
mezuzah made of stone from the Holy Land is simply far more special than
one made of stone from New Jersey.

It is particularly easy to
find these sorts of Judaica gifts made in Israel. Everything from silver
candlesticks adorned with etchings of Hebrew to Challa knives with
engravings of the skyline of Jerusalem on them are just a few key
strokes away from you. Knowing that the money you spend on these items,
that are so vital to Jewish holidays and celebrations, will go to
Israelis who remain in your spiritual homeland makes them all the more
special.

For a Jewish person living in the United States knowing
that items you are purchasing are made in Israel cannot be undervalued.
Each sterling silver gift you purchase from Israel is a statement
about your heritage and your beliefs. Every time you use that Israeli
made Kiddush cup you are using a piece of your own personal history that
stretches towards the beginning of time.

It is important to remember it is not just what you buy it is where you buy it from.

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Jewelry Trends From the Oscars!

The 2016 Oscars was hung on February 28th and it was a truly fun year for #oscarsjewelry patterns! On the off chance that you missed it, check outIndesign.Jewelry’s post on the current year’s patterns. We were particularly amped up for Trend #1!The 2016 Oscars was hung on February 28th and it was a truly fun year for #oscarsjewelry patterns! On the off chance that you missed it, check outIndesign.Jewelry’s post on the current year’s patterns. We were particularly amped up for Trend #1!

Here are some of our most loved pieces from this years service!

 

Brie Larson looking drop-dead gorgeous! Check out that absolutely stunning pearl studded belt!

Brie Larson looking drop-dead gorgeous! Check out that absolutely stunning pearl studded belt!

 

Left: The lovely Whoopi Goldberg wearing an amazing statement bracelet! The octopus bracelet she is wearing and the bracelet pictured on the right were designed by Sevan Bicakci.

Left: The lovely Whoopi Goldberg wearing an amazing statement bracelet! The octopus bracelet she is wearing and the bracelet pictured on the right were designed by Sevan Bicakci.

 

Tina Fey wearing a stunning Bulgari sapphire necklace. She seemed to be one of the few ladies sporting colored gemstones instead of white gold and diamonds, and we're definitely into it!
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Gemstone Spotlight – Jade!

Today’s Gemstone Spotlight will abandon you feeling green with jealousy!

Jade is known for its striking green shading and remarkable sturdiness. Yet, did you realize that jade comes in a larger number of hues than simply green? While green is the most important, jadeite is likewise found in yellow, red-orange, white, dark, dark, cocoa, and light purple. Nephrite, another assortment of jade, is found in yellow, cocoa, dark, dim, or white notwithstanding the great shades of green.

History and Applications

All through history, Jade was esteemed for its strength. While it ranges from a 6-7 on the Mohs scale, it is an exceptionally strong jewel and was regularly used to make devices and weaponry in a few unique societies. The mineral development of Jade makes this conceivable, as both jadeite and nephrite are changeable rocks made out of small, interlocking precious stones. So in the event that it doesn’t get high stamps in hardness, how is it esteemed for being intense? Interestingly enough, hardness and sturdiness are tried distinctively in the adornments business. Hardness (as measured on the Mohs scale) positions the stone’s capacity to withstand scratches and space, while sturdiness judges the stone’s capacity to withstand breakage. This is the reason jade rings might get to be scratched after some time, yet old Chinese jade figures still stand unbroken.

Moh’s Scale of Hardness

A Chinese stylized jade hatchet.

A Chinese stylized jade hatchet.

Mayan jade head figure.

Mayan jade head figure.

Jade Jewelry

In an adornments application, jade is regularly beaded or cleaned into a cabochon. It is once in a while faceted. Whenever cleaned, jade ought to have a polished to sleek radiance. This stone is prevalent in both men’s and ladies’ adornments.

It is most regularly found in rings in cabochon shape and cut into dots or plates for accessories. In the east, the most prominent bit of jade adornments is the cut jade bangle, which is thought to convey assurance to the wearer. At Pearls International Jewelers, we have shocking pearl and jade pieces in our Dream In Color Collection, which utilizes customary jade dabs hung together with pearls in neckbands and arm ornaments. We likewise have beautiful jade studs.

Freshwater Pearl and Gemstone Necklace

Jade globules with white freshwater pearls and Swarovski precious stone rondelles.

Freshwater Pearl and Gemstone Earrings

Pearl and Jade studs.

Legend and Metaphysical Properties

Aztecs and Mayans trusted jade could cure torment in the side of the body. Actually, the name jade originated from Spanish voyagers calling the diamond “piedra de ijada,” truly importance stone for agony in the side, which they authored while watching these societies holding jade pieces up their sides. It is additionally thought to bring good fortunes and thriving.

Two Chinese bi plates made of cut white jade.

Two Chinese bi plates made of cut white jade.

Maybe the way of life in which jade has the best esteem is China. The Chinese trust jade energizes life span and fortifies your wellbeing. Significant figures are cut from jade all over China, giving it further importance. A well known sample of this is the conventional level plate with a gap in the center, known as “bi” in Chinese, an image of paradise. Other regular Chinese jade figures incorporate butterflies, which symbolize a long life, and mythical serpents, which speak to power and success.

A bangle cut of majestic jade.

A bangle cut from majestic jade.

In numerous stories and legends, the well known jade bangle of eastern societies (especially China), was authorize with extraordinary recuperation from sicknesses. It is said that the bangle would break at the basic minute and the wearer would recoup therefore. In comparable stories, the wearer of a jade bangle would rise up out of a mischance uninjured if the bangle broke at the correct time.

Area

Both assortments of jade are found everywhere throughout the world. Nephrite is all the more normally gotten and consequently somewhat less significant than jadeite. The most important assortment of jadeite, called royal jade, which is prized for having a brighter, bolder green tint than alternate assortments, is just mined in Myanmar (in the past Burma). Jade might likewise be found in China, Japan, New Zealand, Canada, Russia, and Guatemala to give some examples known stores.

 

Jade as a Gift

Jade is the customary present for a twelfth wedding commemoration. It is likewise connected with the mysterious indication of Taurus, so makes a significant present for those intrigued by association with their star sign. Jade is a magnificent consistently stone which can be made into a wide range of adornments styles. Need an uncommon present for your up and coming commemoration or sweetheart’s birthday? It would be ideal if you reach us!