Bird Hamsa by Leah Goodstein
Price $88.00Members $79.20
Ceramicist and painter Leah Goodstein handcrafts and handpaints each Bird Hamsa, so no two are identical. First she builds the hamsa, then she paints the lush design of birds and flora, next she hand-carves details into the ceramic, such as bird feathers and leaf veins, finally the piece is glazed and fired in her studio kiln. Goodstein's designs are inspired by her time living in Israel, where her husband studied to become a rabbi. She and her husband now live in Anchorage, Alaska, where each of her pieces is crafted.
The hamsa is a popular Jewish and Middle Eastern amulet thought to offer protection.
Colors and artwork may vary between hamsas, please allow us to choose one for you. Each one is beautiful!
7" x 5.5"