Esh is the Hebrew word for fire. This piece is cut from four sheets of colored paper. The ligature, or the linkage between the two letters, evokes a decorative lettering style used in Sephardic illuminated manuscripts.
Mayim is the Hebrew word for water. This piece is cut from four sheets of colored paper and was made as an accompanying piece for the Esh above.
The word Chai, meaning "life," has the numerical value 18. This piece was commissioned by a husband as a gift to his wife on the occasion of their 18th wedding anniversary.