Tallit Clip

Tallit Clip

Copper, Silver, Steel coiled spring – 2007

This piece is more of a conceptual one than a wearable. It’s a tallit clip (a clip for a Jewish prayer shawl). The clasps on each side are made of Hamsas. The center circle (which is reversible) has verses from the Torah that mention the heart in some manner. So the verses about the heart encircle the physical heart (not precisely, but the message gets across). The blue coloring is a salt-ammonia patina.