Breastplate Mezuzah/Star of David (Large)
Mezuzah Nickel plated mezuzah decorated with Breastplate and the word "G-d" in Hebrew ("El Shaddai" - also: "Keep the doors of Israel safe"). This mezuzah has soft backing for easy insertion of a parchment (not included).
The Breastplate was worn by the High Priest in the times of the Holy Temple. It was decorated with 12 stones symbolizing the Twelve Tribes of Israel.
Tribe & Stone: Reuben – Ruby, Shimon – Peridot or Topaz, Levi – Emerald, Judah – Garnet, Issachar – Sapphire, Zebulun – Diamond, Dan – Opal, Gad – Amethyst, Naphtali – Agate, Asher – Aquamarine, Joseph – Onyx, Benjamin – Jasper
The Mezuzah is a symbol that can be seen on the right-hand doorpost in every Jewish household. It acknowledges G-d's sovereignty over the home. Having a mezuzah on the doorpost, touching it and then touching the lips, reminds us to keep the word of G-d on our lips as we enter and leave our home.
Height: 6 inches / 15.25cm by 1 1/4 inch wide.
Imported from Israel