Judaica & Jewish Gifts
Where Do I Shop for Judaica and Jewish Gifts in Boca Raton?
Devon's Diamonds & Decor in Boca Raton, offers more than just jewelry. We carry a large selection of unique giftware and Judaica as well. Judaica is the term used for things pertaining to Jewish life and customs and we strive to carry only exclusive lines. Our Judaica items come from Israel, American Jewish artists and famous designers. The two main designers of Judaica that are displayed in our showroom are Gary Rosenthal and Michael Aram. Some of the many beautiful Jewish gifts and Judaica in Boca Raton that we carry are:
The menorah is a nine-branched candleabrum that is lit during the eight-day holiday of Hanukkah. Each night of Hanukkah, a new branch of the menorah is lit. The ninth holder on the menorah, called the shamash ("helper"), is for a candle used to light all other candles. To be kosher, the shamash must be offset on a higher or lower spot than the main eight candles or oil lamps on the menorah. Shop for menorahs in Boca Raton at Devon's Diamonds & Decor.
A Seder plate is a special plate that contains symbolic foods eaten or displayed at the Passover Seder. Each of the six items that are arranged on the plate has a significance to the retelling of the story of Passover—the exodus from Egypt —which is the focus of this ritual meal. The six traditional items on the Seder Plate are:
1. Zeroa (shankbone)
2. Beitza (roasted hard-boiled egg)
3. Maror / Chazeret (horseradish)
4. Maror / Chazeret (onion)
6. Karpas (parsley)
Many decorative Seder plates sold in Judaica stores have pre-formed spaces for placing these symbolic foods. Shop for unique seder plates in Boca Raton at Devon's Diamonds & Decor.
Shabbat Candle Holders
Apple & Honey Dishes
A kiddush cup is used during ceremonies such as the Shabbat and other Jewish holidays. The word “kiddush” refers to a blessing or sanctification that is recited over the wine in the cup. This is a great gift to give the boy or girl in preparation for the future holidays and ceremonies when they will drink from their own personal cup. Shop for kiddush cups in Boca Raton at Devon's Diamonds & Decor.
At Devon's Diamonds & Decor, we have a large variety of unique dreidels in Boca Raton. From crystal dreidels to dreidels made out of brass, steel, copper, and fused glass, there are options for every style. These collector quality dreidels look great displayed throughout any home, making it them the perfect Hanukkah keepsake.
In order to keep the matzah fresh and protected, many families will have a special cover. You can’t use the regular Challah cover – that’s Chametz (foods with leavening agents that are forbidden on the Jewish holiday of Passover). Matzah covers provide a decorative touch and buying a beautiful new Matzah cover for your host is a great idea! Shop for matzah covers in Boca Raton at Devon's Diamonds & Decor.
Jewish jewelry is yet another example indicating the increasing popularity and awareness of Judaism. It is a unique way both to adorn your body and take pride in your religion and its marvelous history. Shop for beautiful jewish jewelry in Boca Raton at Devon's Diamonds & Decor.
Star of David Pendant
The most popular symbol of Judaism is the Star of David. The Star of David has become a popular way to show your Jewish pride making it a great gift for any special occasion. Find Star of David pendants in Boca Raton at Devon's Diamonds & Decor.
In recent years, another symbol — the hamsa— has become increasingly popular in Israel and around the world. An eye embedded in a hand, the hamsa has Middle Eastern roots and is a sort-of good-luck charm. Find hamsa pendants in Boca Raton at Devon's Diamonds & Decor.
A chai pendant is another great option for a gift. The word chai is Hebrew for LIFE and is also a popular Jewish symbol for jewelry. Find chai pendants in Boca Raton at Devon's Diamonds & Decor.
Hebrew Name Pendant
If you want to get an even more personalized pendant, you can get a pendant made with the recipients Hebrew name on it. At Devon's Diamonds & Decor, we specialize in custom jewelry design. Stop by our jewelry store in Boca Raton.
The challah board is a familiar sight at Jewish holiday meals. It is designed to hold challah bread as well as symbolize God’s commitment to support his chosen people. A challah board is as much a decorative item as it is functional. Find the perfect challah board in Boca Raton at Devon's Diamonds & Decor.
A challah cover is a special cloth used to cover the loaves of challah at the beginning of the Rosh Hashanah meal. What is great about this gift is that it can be used for not only this holiday but for other major Jewish holidays and Shabbat as well. If you are looking for challah covers in Boca Raton, we carry a large variety of styles and materials.
Bar/Bat Mitzvah Gifts
The giving of Tzedakah (charity), is a fundamental Mitzvah in Jewish life. Devon's Diamonds & Decor carries many beautiful tzedakah boxes in Boca Raton, including many that make for great bar/bat mitzvah gifts. Want to personalize the tzedakah box to make it extra special? You can purchase an engraved plaque with a short message on it to mount on the back.
Artist Gary Rosenthal makes beautiful sculptures that are perfect as awards and
commemorations of significant accomplishments such as a Bar or Bat Mitzvah. They are display worthy and easily personalized with an engraved plaque. Find Jewish sculptures in Boca Raton at Devon's Diamonds & Decor.
A yad is a Jewish ritual pointer, popularly known as a Torah pointer. As the boy or girl reads the Torah, they will often use a Torah pointer to keep track of their place during a public reading. Gary Rosenthal makes beautiful yads that are perfect for Bar/Bat Mitzvahs. Shop for yads in Boca Raton at Devon's Diamonds & Decor.
Gifts for a Jewish Wedding
Some of the most sought after and admired Judaica items in our showroom are the gifts for a Jewish wedding. Each piece from this collection by Gary Rosenthal has a tube to hold the broken glass from the wedding ceremony. (We even sell this colorful glass.) It is a perfect way for the couple to preserve and display the memories for years to come. Shop for Jewish wedding gifts in Boca Raton at Devon's Diamonds & Decor.
Jewish Wedding Breaking Glass
sculptures. To prevent injury, and to ensure the broken glass stays together, the colored breaking glass comes in a velvet pouch. Find colored breaking glass in Boca Raton in our showroom.
Jewish Wedding Picture Frame
Jewish Wedding LOVE Sculpture
TWO OF THE BIGGEST NAMES IN CONTEMPORARY JEWISH ART...
Gary Rosenthal has been sculpting in welded metals since the early 1970’s. Together with a team of talented craftspeople he creates one of the most popular and unique lines of Judaica art in the country. Combining copper, brass, and steel with brilliant fused glass, the Gary Rosenthal Collection has a contemporary style rooted in tradition. His inspiration comes from the rich history of the Jewish people which tells us it’s a blessing – a mitzvah – to make beautiful, functional, art.
Work from the collection has been presented to Presidents from Carter, to Clinton, to Obama and celebrities as varied as Bette Midler, John Travolta and Ben Stein. It has been seen worldwide in many fine galleries, private collections, and museum shops including Smithsonian’s Renwick Gallery, Corning Museum of Glass, American Craft Museum, B’nai B’rith Museum, The Jewish Museum, Skirball Museum of Culture, and the John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts.
Michael Aram is an award-winning American artist who has dedicated his career to craft-based design. Inspired by a trip to India at age 25, he established a second home and studio there, where he continues to draw creative inspiration today. Trained as a painter, sculptor, and art historian, Michael has neatly applied his diverse background to the decorative arts. Lyrical and often witty, his work encompasses a wide range of media and reveals a rich and variant source of inspiration – nature, mythology, narrative storytelling, and purified form. Michael’s work is also a celebration of craft and age-old hand working traditions. It is the enduring fusion of these ideals – originality, narrative, and craftsmanship – that has become the hallmark of this gifted artist.
Michael Aram Judaica comes from Michael's fascination with objects of ritual. Regardless of the faith with which they are connected, they are imbued with a profound energy and meaning that holds a very special place for him. Whether it is a unique object or derived from a motif with a broad collection, each piece is created with a particular sense of reverence and care in both the function and the design.
Looking for a Judaica store in Boca Raton?
Visit Devon's Diamonds & Decor to browse our beautiful selection of Judaica gifts and jewelry. Located at 502 Via de Palmas, in the Royal Palm Place shopping center in the heart of downtown Boca Raton. (Or shop online)