Shema Yisrael (Hear O’ Israel) are the first two words of a prayer that is repeated in the Bible and has special meaning to Jews and non Jews alike. It’s content expresses an acknowledgement of G-d as well as a personal prayer for peace of mind and home. The Shema Yisrael prayer is traditionally written and placed in a Mezuzah case and affixed to the doorpost at the entrance of a home.
The Shema Yisrael prayer has become popular across the globe as applied to jewelry. Shema prayer jewelry offers a personal expression of peace of body and mind when worn around one’s neck or on a wrist as a bracelet.
Men as do women find the wearing of Shema Yisrael jewelry appealing. Bracelets that are engraved with the words ‘Shema Yisrael’ are popular among men who like to wear prayer jewelry for the meaning that the inscription offers them. The fact that the piece of jewelry they have selected is also attractive and generates interest and attention is an added bonus to their selection.
Israeli designers and artisans offer a wide selection of Shema Yisrael jewelry that appeals to both women and men. Many of these designs can be worn as unisex selections for couples who wish to share the same style and inscription.
The meaningful Shema Yisrael prayer can become a part of your every day hopes for life, health, and peace when worn daily as an attractive piece of jewelry or permanently affixed to the doorway of your home. Whether you select an attractive Mezuzah case or a stylish piece of prayer jewelry you will find satisfaction with your new acquisition, especially with the knowledge it came from Israel, the Holy Land.