PE250Y14Regular price $540.00
The letter "Shin" is the twenty-first letter in the Hebrew alphabet. It represents two different phonemes, similar to "S" or "SH" in English.
The letter Shin is the first letter in "Shaddai" (שדי) an additional name for God. As such it has a many symbolic uses and meanings in Jewish tradition;
Jewish Kohanim (Priests) forms the letter Shin with their hands while reciting the Birkat Kohanim prayer.
One of Shaddai interpretations is being an acronym of shomer daltot Yisrael ("the guardian of the doors of Israel"), It is frequently featured on mezuzahs, that commemorate God passing over Israel doors in Egypt, as described in Book of Exodus.
The three valleys that create the topography of the old city in Jerusalem; Ben Hinnom Valley, Tyropoeon Valley, and Kidron Valley, converge to form the letter "Shin", as if God imprinted his name in the land.
- 14K Yellow Gold.
- Pendant Measurements:
Large: 36 mm long, 23 mm wide / 1.42 inch long, 0.91 inch wide.
Medium: 30 mm long, 18 mm wide / 1.18 inch long, 0.71 inch wide.
Small: 20 mm long, 12.3 mm wide / 0.79 inch long, 0.48 inch wide.
- Please note: Pendant only, chain sold separately.
- Pendant shown with a Box Chain.
- Also available in Sterling Silver.