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Thursday, January 21, 2010

New Seder Centerpiece

The New York Gift Show is already almost upon us and we've got lots of new stuff to showcase there.  Among those items is this fantastic new Seder plate designed as a Passover centerpiece.  The vertical design allows for a great presence at the table without taking up too much room.

The SP21 will have a suggested retail price of $150 and features some beautiful sky blue glass.

Friday, January 15, 2010

The World's Largest Seder Plate?

Gary and team have created what may very well be the world's largest Seder plate.  I know I've never seen one this big, have you?  This magnificent beast is a replica of our SP18, stands over two and a half feet tall and is almost four and a half feet wide.  Made from steel, brass, and copper it holds six glass dishes on top and has a two sided glass pyramid in the center, screened with 24kt gold.  Not only does it look great, it visually tells the story of Passover, representing the parting of the red sea, the pyramids, and the ten commandments.

Gary created this stunning piece with caterers, hotels, and cruise ships in mind - when holding a large Passover Seder, a large Seder plate makes the perfect centerpiece.  If you are interested in purchasing this, or similar custom works, give us a call at 301.493.5577.

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Tu Bishvat

Tu Bishvat is a lesser known holiday, celebrated this year at sundown on January 29.  A celebration of the "New Year of the trees," it is customary to have a seder when observing it.  This Seder is much different than the Passover Seder, featuring dried fruits and nuts along with four glasses of wine.  It can be described as the Jewish Arbor Day. 

We just recently had a request for a special Tu Bishvat Seder Plate, something we've never done before.  The requirements were that it the seven required dishes as well as places for the four glasses of wine and that it represented a tree in the spirit of the holiday.  Gary and his designers came up with this masterpiece:

Thursday, January 7, 2010

New Havdalah Set

It's been a while since we've had a new Havdalah set, but I think this one was worth the wait.  This set is three separate pieces which can be arranged however you like, but they also fit together next to each other to form one beautiful sculpture.  The H5, available soon!