Gary Rosenthal has been sculpting in welded metals since the early 1970ís. Together with a team of talented craftspeople he creates one of the most popular and unique lines of Judaic art in the country. Combining copper, brass, and steel with brilliant fused glass, the Gary Rosenthal Collection has a contemporary style rooted in tradition. His inspiration comes from the rich history of the Jewish people which tells us itís a blessing - a mitzvah - to make beautiful, functional, art.
These menorahs were designed to keep the Hanukkah season safe. They have crystal glass flames that are easily removed at the start of Hanukkah and replaced with nine crystal balls, like the feet. Each night of Hanukkah, remove a crystal ball and insert a flame. They are perfect for a risk free fire environment.
Each piece is truly like a miniature artwork, the intricate design is hand painted with acrylic and metallic paints, and set within a very light stainless steel frame. Swarovski crystals, beads and a variety of other materials are delicately assembled and set in artists resin.
Israeli born designer Michal Golan turns her unique artistic sensibilities to a fresh line of Judaica items. Michal Golanís Judaica collection started as a small assortment of jewelry items, but due to popular demand it has been expanded over the years. It now boasts a large collection of mezuzahís, menorahs, jewelry, gift items, and more! Michalís strong connection to Israel shows in her inspired works which blend traditional Jewish imagery with her intricate Byzantine style. The combination is something wholly original, yet timeless. Michalís Judaica items make excellent gifts for bar/bat-mitzvahs, brises, house warmings, and any other form of Jewish celebration. Michalís items will be cherished and remain in your family for decades.
The Hamsa (also known as the Hand of Fatima, the Hand of Miriam or the Hamesh hand) is a Muslim and Jewish symbol of good luck intended to ward off evil and protect against the evil eye and the envious. The Hamsa is shaped like an open hand stopping or warning an enemy.
A Glass Ribbon Project is a free community art project to support the fight against breast cancer. During a Glass Ribbon Project, people touched by breast cancer and who want to help will create the pink glass mosaics that adorn the Gary Rosenthal Collection's beautiful woman of valor line of Judaica. The pink fused glass is fired at the Gary Rosenthal Studio and turned into these special products. The artist donates 10% of the sales of these products to breast cancer research and awareness.