Pomegranates are one of the seven species of the land of Israel, making them the perfect design for anyone wanting to bring a touch of the Holy Land into their homes.
Pomegranates are mentioned frequently in the Bible, establishing them in a unique way with the Land of Israel. “A land of wheat, and barley, and vines, and fig trees and pomegranates; a land of olive oil and honey.” Deuteronomy 8:8
These delightful salt and pepper shakers are made from anodized aluminum in turquoise blue, just like the Israeli sky on a hot summer day. Each shaker has a unique laser-cut metal accent. The silver-colored metal cut out depicts ripe pomegranates on the vine.
- 9 x 3 cm / 3.5 x 1 inches
- Anodized aluminium
- Laser-cut metal accent
Turquoise Pomegranate Salt and Pepper Shakers
Yair Emanuel is a prolific artist and creator of Israel’s most recognized and loved Judaica. His creative use of colors, textures, and images from the land of Israel makes his beautiful works of art instantly recognizable.
Born on Kibbutz Sha’alvim in central Israel, Emanuel developed his artistic talent as a young man at the prestigious Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem. While studying in Jerusalem, he fell in love with the Holy City and decided to make it his home. His studio is located in the heart of Jerusalem. The city influences many of his beautiful works of art, decorated with scenes from the Old City of Jerusalem. His other works celebrate the seven species of the land of Israel with charming depictions of wheat, barley, rye, pomegranates, grapes, olives, and figs.
Emanuel’s designs are infused with his love for Judaism, a respect for tradition blended with his joyful embrace of color and innovation. His Judaica is represented in various mediums from painted wood, textiles, and metal. Each piece that he makes is unique while recognizably ‘Emanuel.’