This sterling silver filigree mezuzah (amulet) necklace is intricately designed by Michael Bromberg who has captured the essence of the captivating beauty known as filigree art. The art of filigree dating back to ancient times, is a delicate craft in which metalwork made with twisted threads usually of gold and silver or stitching of the same curving motifs. The Hebrew letter ?shin? that is present on one side of this amulet, is thought to bring luck and protection to those who wear it. On the other side, The Star of David. There are many ideas as to what the symbolic meanings of the Star of David are. Some Kabbalists believed that the six points represented God's absolute and infinite power over the universe in all six directions: north, south, east, west, up and down. Kabbalists also believed that the triangles represented humanity?s dual nature (good and evil) and that the star could be used as protection to ward off against evil spirits. The structure of the star, consisting of two overlapping triangles, has also been thought to represent the relationship between God and the Jewish people. The star, which points up, symbolizes God and the star, which points down, represents us here on earth.
Materials: Sterling Silver, ,
Dimensions (HxWxD): 0.9"x0.3"x0.3" (24x7x7 mm)
Great Bat-Mitzvah gift
16" inches sterling silver chain.
The scroll is not kosher. The mezuzah is water-proof.