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Help! My Evil Eye Broke and Why We Aren't Shedding a Tear

What happens when you evil eye bracelet breaks? When your amulet cracks?  Do we shed a tear?  Nope.  Do we scream?  No, we actually jump for joy because the harmful intent meant for us was deflected onto the amulet.  And that is a great thing!

Can You Give an Evil Eye for Healing?

If someone you love is recovering, perhaps the gift of an evil eye charm can bring about a swift and total recovery.  From ancient times to modern days a lucky blue eye has played many roles in healing.  Come explore with us.
Can You Give an Evil Eye for Healing?
Why Would You Care About Voting Jewelry?

Why Would You Care About Voting Jewelry?

To be honest, this was a piece of jewelry we really didn't want to even make. 

My daughter said, "are you making a VOTE necklace?" "No," I replied, "selling Judaic jewelry is putting ourselves out on a limb far enough, don't you think?"  

To that she replied, "No-- this isn't political one way or the other, it's about our right to vote."

Well, that convinced us.

How Will I know if Wearing An Evil Eye or Hamsa Hand Will Harm Me?

Since wearing this necklace on horrible things have happened to me!

Do you believe in this? Do you believe that amulets posses evil and harm? Or does the ancient idea of a symbol need to be blessed for it to work?  Let's do a deep dive into a review about a hamsa and evil eye charm talisman.

How Will I know if Wearing An Evil Eye or Hamsa Hand Will Harm Me?
evil eye colors

What is the Meaning of an Evil Eye and What Do the Colors Represent?

Why are there so many colors associated with evil eyes?  The basic, most popular is the blue or cobalt blue eye that is traditionally found on jewelry and clothing.

Kvetch Away Rosh Hashana and the Jewish New Year 2020

Another quarantined Jewish holiday is upon us, did we ever think this would happen? Kvetch and complain all you'd like, but this is the new norm and here are some Rosh Hashana masks to lighten the mood a bit.
jewish mask for rosh hashana
gold plated jewelry

What is Gold Plated Jewelry and Why Do I Have to Clean It?

What is gold plated jewelry and how do you store it, and clean it properly, so it stays gorgeous all the time.  It is best to not wear your plated jewelry in the shower, due to the fact that the soaps and water are abrasive to the thin layer of gold on top of the sterling silver. 

We will show you how to properly clean and store your jewelry to make sure it looks beautiful always.  

Table Setting and a Full Menu for High Holidays

Rosh Hashana menu for the not too picky cook, and some great plates we've found for you to buy that look like the real thing this Jewish high holiday in 2019.

 

my jewish learning rice dish
Top Ten Common and Not So Common Jewish Jewelry Designs

Top Ten Common and Not So Common Jewish Jewelry Designs

Top ten most popular Jewish themed pieces of jewelry from the Star of David to the not-so-known healing prayer. We've listed ten pieces of jewelry you're going to feel pride in wearing.

From birth to Bat Mitzvah, from graduations to birthday, weddings and life-celebrations there is always a reason to gift (and wear) a piece of jewelry that touches your heart and soul.

The Hamsa– Up or Down? Which is the Right Way to Wear it?

What is a hamsa hand amulet? 

Most commonly, it is just known as a hamsa or spelled as chamsa, even khamsa.

There are many interpretations of these particular usages.  

The hand is often depicted with an eye in the center of its open palm, presumably to ward off negative energies, including the gaze of envy.

The Hamsa– Up or Down?  Which is the Right Way to Wear it?