Israel Postal Service 2015 Issue
Designed by The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Jewelry From Jewish Communities

The Israel Postal Service has issued 3 new stamps that have a postage value of 1.40s named "Jewelry From Jewish Communities" on the 16th of June 2015. Each of the stamps feature Jewish bridal jewelry from the collection of the Israel Museum Wing for Jewish Art and Life. Each of the pieces of jewelry date from the mid 19th to mid 20th century and are very valuble. More details about each piece depicted on the stamps is described in the table below:

  • Bridal Head Ornament (Bukhara, late 19th centry) - made of hammered gold and inlaid with green and pink tourmalines. It is part of a bridal set that included head and forehead ormaments.
  • Wedding Ring (Italy, 17th Centruy) - made up of a tiny house of gold and inscribed in Hebrew inside the band "mazal tov"
  • Bridal Jewelry (Sana'a, Yemen 1930's) - made of silver and gilt silver beads, Coral, filigree and granulation work.

The Jewelry From Jewish Communities stamps can be purchased as a set of 3, Blocks of 4, Sheets of 15 and assorted FDC's. The size of the stamps is 40mm x 30mm. They were printed by Cartor Security Print, France using the 4 color offset printing method. .


Jewelry From Jewish Communities Sheets of 15


To order these stamps or to learn more go to www.israelpost.co.il/ Use the Universal currency conversion tool at www.xe.com/ucc/convert.cgi to convert currency.

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