The embossed metal Pesukim Ketubah Gad Almaliah combines the old and the new with ancient style calligraphy inspired by the Dead Sea Scrolls. King Solomon's Song of Songs speaks lovingly of my darling among maidens. is embossed on copper or silver alloy metal. On the right panel, a passage from the Book of Jeremiah promises I will betroth you... These words of love are punctuated by proud peacocks and trees on the land -- symbols of beauty and prosperity.
Right Panel: and I will betroth you to me forever. I will betroth you with righteousness, with justice, with loving-kindness and with mercy. I will betroth you to me with faithfulness
Left Panel: like a lily among thorns, so is my darling among the maidens. Like an apple tree among trees of the forest, so is my beloved among the youths
The illustrations surrounding the text of this Ketubah depict vineyard grapes, fruits of the sea, the lion of Judah, stately peacocks and other symbols of fertility, life, love and bounty of the land. They are supplemented by poetry from the Book of Jeremiah. Two language texts written with alternating lines of Hebrew and English.
17" x 23"
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