Hillel Smith

Ketubas

A ketuba is a ceremonial Jewish marriage certificate. They are often greatly embellished and take a prominent place on the wall of the couple's new home together.

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This couple wanted a sunset over water and I obliged with this papercut over watercolor.


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Another watercolor and papercut ketuba for a couple who wanted bright colors and leaves for a late summer wedding.


Watercolor Ketuba

This ketuba features the traditional ancient Hebrew and Aramaic text, along with a statement of vows they wrote to each other in English. The two halves complete each other, with new life growing around them.


Ketuba

This ketuba features the traditional ancient Hebrew and Aramaic text, and incorporates a quote from Song of Songs: "Many waters cannot quench love, nor can the floods drown it." Their bencher was designed to match.