Armenian Elijah Cup - Imperfect
This is the cup used as the Passover Seder meal's 5th cup of wine. Jewish tradition refers to this cup as the Elijah Cup.
One of the most beautiful customs of the Passover Seder is to designate a cup of wine for Elijah the Prophet who is believed to visit every Jewish home on this night. Add some colorful style to your holiday table with this beautiful Elijah Cup featuring the Hebrew and English words for "Elijah Cup" surrounded by a classic Armenian floral design. Although it is filled with wine, the wine is not consumed.
Made in Israel
*Chipped at bottom
Each individual item is handmade with ceramic clay. Once complete it is placed in an oven at temp. 1000°C until hardened. Each piece is then hand-painted using metallic and oxidized paint in order to keep its natural color. Again it is returned to the oven at the same temperature and finished with fine glazing.
Size: 6" high
NOTE: Due to the handcrafted nature of this product, a piece may have slight variations, these do not reflect product flaws but rather the uniqueness of each piece.