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Hadad Sterling Silver Etrog Box - Elegant Swirled Rounded Oval Shape
Hadad Bros. of Israel created this Esrog box in a flowing swirled design. Combine safety and beauty while you securely store and transport your etrog during the entire Sukkot (Tabernacles) Jewish holiday. The 925 sterling silver box weighs 295 grams.Made in Israel
This etrog box in 925 Sterling Silver by Hadad Bros. of Israel will serve as an appropriate and safe repository for your Etrog during the Jewish festival of Sukkot, as well as enhancing your silver display during the year. The swirls are executed in a smooth flowing finish, allowing the beauty of the silver to shine.
The box, which is entirely in Sterling silver, stands on four small curved feet. The bottom is a smooth silver band, which serves as a base for the swirls to balloon outwards right above it. As the swirls rise the curve inwards, and out again very gently. The cover of the box is again a smooth silver band on the side, topped with a very gently sloping dome with a swirl design echoing the sides. The center of the cover is a small rounded handle. The hinged cover is connected to the box on one side, and has a latch on the other side – all in silver, of course.
During the Jewish holiday of Sukot (Feast of Booths, Tabernacles), the Four Species (Arba Minim in Hebrew) are waved together every day (except for Shabbat) when the Hallel and the Hoshanas are said. These four species (sometimes called 'lulav and etrog') consist of three types of branches and one type of fruit - the etrog, or citron – a citrus fruit very similar to a lemon. The esrog is the most fragile of the four, and also the most expensive. Most of the etrog fruit have what is called a 'pitam' – a little extension which looks like a little knob, which can be found at the end opposite the stem of the etrog. If it falls, the esrog can no longer be used during the Sucot ceremonies, as it is no longer considered kosher. This is why the use of an etrog box is customary during the holiday.
This Etrog box by Hadad Bros is 4.7 inch x 5.9 inch x 4.7 inch (12cm x 15 cm x 12 cm). It is made in Israel by Israeli artisans and weighs 295 gram. It does not need to be tovel'ed [Immersed in a ritual mikvah]
Etrog Box: approx 0.65 pounds (295 grams)
- Media: 925 Sterling Silver
- Size (cm): 12 x 15 x 12 cm
- Size (Inch): 4.7 x 5.9 x 4.7 Inch
- Silver weight: 295 grams