Trends

Can Hebrew Jewelry Be Hot?

In light of Israel’s 62nd birthday, we’re taking a look at the unique appeal of Hebrew jewelry, worn both for blessings and fashion purposes. Celebrities like Britney Spears and Madonna have been photographed wearing a necklace or bracelet with a Hebrew charm or inscribed with a Hebrew blessing. There are two great reasons to wear Hebrew jewelry and looks like celebrities are in on the trend. While they can be worn because they have words or symbols that refer to luck, success, protection, and happiness, they are also great style statements for the body.

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The Ultimate Glossary Of Jewish Charms Jewelry

We searched the web for information about the meaning of Jewish Charms symbols to create this ultimate charms jewelry symbols glossary. Jewish charms symbols are combined from Jewish traditional motifs that are believed to provide protection to the ones who wear or make use of them. For example, many people wear a Star of David necklace for divine protection, or a Hamsa jewelry against the evil eye. Here is the ultimate charms jewelry symbols glossary – just choose your charms jewelry and be trendy and protected.

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Probably the most recognizable sign of Jewish identity. The Hebrew name of the symbol, Magen David, would be David’s Shield. When in battle, King David and his warriors used shields that were shaped as stars. The hexagram shape is believed to symbolize divine protection.

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Gift Ideas

10 Best Holidays Gift Ideas

Holidays Gift Frustration?

Welcome to Coolil.com’s holidays gift guide, featuring 10 best gift ideas for Christmas and Hanukkah. Why get frustrated with long lines and rude crowds at holidays season – we are here to help you find the perfect holiday gifts. Below is a wonderful, quick-shop gift guide spotlighting unique gift ideas that your loved ones will appreciate and remember the whole year.  From newborns through college, boys, girls, kids, mom, dad, best friend, everybody! Whatever it is you’re looking for you’ll find it somewhere here.

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Trends

Charmed by Silver Charms Jewelry

When you’re looking for jewelry that not only looks beautiful and compliments your wardrobe, but is also meaningful and symbolic, charms jewelry is the way to go. Charms bracelets, necklaces and key chains all feature pendants and good luck amulets, each of which has its own unique significance.
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The most common charm is the hand-shaped hamsa, which is believed to ward off the evil eye and offer protection to those who wear it. Shelly Assody’s Lucky Charms Silver Necklace and Good Luck Charms Silver Necklace feature not only the hamsa, but other notable symbols commonly used in charms jewelry, including the fish, symbolizing prosperity, clover representing luck, heart and Star of David.

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Designer Spotlight

Liad’s Custom Silver Jewelry Studio

Founded by chance, the Liad Custom Silver Jewelry Studio was born out of a creative urge, curiosity and time on a young designer’s hands. The young designer, Liad Wischnia Nemeth came to the United States 12 years ago on a vacation from Israel. In the months that followed, Liad met a man who would soon become her husband, got married and decided to call the United States her home.

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Designer Spotlight

Multicultural Jewelry From Karen Peleg

Karen Peleg’s inspiration for Augusta, her line of symbolic jewelry, grew out of her intense curiosity for different countries and cultures. Working out of her creative studio in Tel Aviv, Peleg transforms her past life experiences into intricate, wearable artwork.

Her travels to India led her to create silver jewelry such as Wish of Luck Necklace that prominently displays a peacock symbol which represents love, passion and luck, her love of nature across the world inspired her love necklaces inscribed with a flower and her devotion to her Jewish heritage drove her to create a variety of delicate Star of David necklaces.

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Designer Spotlight

Shelly Assody’s Silver Charm Jewelry

Born in Israel as the daughter of a jeweler, Shelly Assody was exposed to jewelry design from an early age. “I used to watch my mother work in her studio with admiration,” says Shelly. “Throughout the years of my childhood, I learned from her and started to create pieces on my own. When I got older, I used to spend my summers with different professional jewelers to learn more jewelry-design techniques.”

After she was released from the service in the Israeli army, Shelly completed a degree in economics and went on to receive her MBA. She worked for a high-tech company in Israel for a few years and it was during this time that she realized that she needed to do something more creative with her life. Shelly missed the art of handcrafting from her childhood so much that she eventually left her corporate position to go back to her roots and surround herself with charm jewelry design.

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Gift Ideas

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

valentines_day_homeFinding the perfect Valentine’s Day gift can be a stressful experience for anyone. Choosing the right gift for that special someone can say a lot about your relationship…giving jewelry shows commitment, planning a special day together shows dedication and crafting a homemade gift shows consideration. Find ideas in this Valentine’s Day Gift Guide.

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