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Menorahs
To see if a particular one is available click in on the image. 
All works are designed and created by me, most of which are one of a kind creations; however, if you see a work you like which is no longer available or have an idea of your own, I welcome commissioned works (of many types, not solely menorahs). 
If interested, please contact me.
Hanukkah Greeting Cards (including one featuring the image/menorah above) are now available. See and Learn more on the /cards page.
On that note,  I ask you to think of whether you have ever seen a Hanukkah card with an actual menorah with candles lighted, shining brightly?
I couldn't. So I made that Menorah and captured the delight of a menorah fully alight. 
The Majesty of Miracles
Burning Bold.Burning Bright. (New)
Burning Bold.Burning Bright. (New)

Price: $175

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The Majesty of Miracles II
The Majesty of Miracles II

This work features a majestic wall of shimmering colors. A glimmering glass backdrop is accented with an abundance of vibrant dichroic glass pieces that symbolize the eight nights and lights of Hanukkah. The work is mounted atop a curved iridescent glass base featuring Kingdom style nickel candle cups. A work of art unto itself meant to be displayed year round. Price: $200

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Rising Lights
Rising Lights

Available Price: $150

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The Majesty of Miracles I
The Majesty of Miracles I

Multi-dimensional glass menorah that truly is majestic. Aside from it's unique, bold shape, this work features an abundance of vibrant dichroic glass that glistens and shines bright with color and light, that sparkles brighter with the light of candle flames. A work of art unto itself meant to be displayed year round. Price: $275 (Sold)

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Reflections of Light
Reflections of Light

Description: Forthcoming Price: $175

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Lasting Flames. Lasting Light.
Lasting Flames. Lasting Light.

Price: $125

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Celebration (sold)
Celebration (sold)

Sold Private Collection Year: 2017

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Tower of Light I (sold)
Tower of Light I (sold)

Private Collection

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Tower of Light II (n/a)
Tower of Light II (n/a)

Artist's Personal Collection

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Tower of Light III (sold)
Tower of Light III (sold)
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Balance Series
(Balance II and IV  available in Sabbath versions)
Contact me for more information and pics)
Up (Balance I) White
Up (Balance I) White

Opaque white glass base atop inverted arches balanced on each other. This menorah pictured here is the exact menorah pictured atop this page and associated Hanukkah Greeting Card. Nickel candle cups Price: $200

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Up (Balance I) Blue
Up (Balance I) Blue

Transparent cobalt blue glass base atop inverted arches balanced on each other. Nickel candle cups Price: $200

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Forward (Balance II) White
Forward (Balance II) White

Opaque White Glass plane balances on on a pair of inverted curves. Nickel "Kingdom" style round candle cups. Price: $150

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Forward (Balance II) Blue
Forward (Balance II) Blue

A translucent Cobalt Blue Glass plane balance on on a pair of inverted curves. Nickel "Kingdom" style round candle cups Price: $150

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Taking Flight (sold)
Taking Flight (sold)

Price: $175

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Wings of a Dove (Balance IV)
Wings of a Dove (Balance IV)

Price: $175

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Synchronicity Series 
I. Festivalicity
(Feeling Groovy)
Aurora II
Aurora II

Price: $250

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Ethereal Nights of Lights
Ethereal Nights of Lights

Price: $225

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Ethereal Nights of Lights II
Ethereal Nights of Lights II

Price: $225

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Burning Bright. Burning Blue. New
Burning Bright. Burning Blue. New

Price: $225

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Lava Lights (sold)
Lava Lights (sold)

Sold Private Collection Year: 2017

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Aurora I (sold)
Aurora I (sold)

Sold Private Collection Year: 2017

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II Synchronicity

(please inquire for a similar commissioned work)

Synchronicity I (sold)
Synchronicity I (sold)

Sold Private Collection Clear and translucent iridescent glass in primarily in a reddish gold "rainbow" hue. The glass has been "slumped" into a S- curve shape and is mounted atop a complimentary iridescent glass base. Brass Candle Cups.

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Synchronicity II (sold)
Synchronicity II (sold)

Sold Private Collection This menorah is similar to Synchronicity I but uses opaque glass iridescent stripes in a predominantly blue "rainbow" color.

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Synchronicity III (sold)
Synchronicity III (sold)

Sold Private Collectopm Eight translucent iridescent blue "rainbow" glass rectangles representing the eight nights of Hanukkah "moving" in synchronicity" The glass has been "slumped" into a S- curve shape and is mounted atop a complimentary colored iridescent glass base. Kingdom style nickel candle cups.

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Kaleidoscope  Series
Kaleidoscope II
Kaleidoscope II

Price: $350 Artist Personal Collection Please contact me if you would like to commission a similar work.

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Kaleidoscope III (Sold)
Kaleidoscope III (Sold)

Sold Private Collection Year: 2017

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(e)Motion of Light
(e)Motion of Light

Not for Sale Artist Private Collection

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Festival  Series
(new works added)
Ignite with Light
Ignite with Light

Price $150

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Festival IV
Festival IV

Price: $150

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Festival III
Festival III

Price $125

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Festival II
Festival II

Description to come Price: $175

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Festival I - Lights Spring Bright
Festival I - Lights Spring Bright

Available Description forthcoming Price: $150

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Carnival
Carnival

A flowing S-curve style background featuring accents of hand pulled "vitrograph". The center portion symbolizes the eight nights of Hanukkah and the flames of the menorah's lit candles with 8 multi-colored dichroic glass squares accentuated with yellow glass dots at the center of each. Glass base includes additional design elements. Brass candle cups. Price: $150

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Layers of Light
Layers of Light

This unique work features a portion of a glass "pattern" bar which has been cut and fused to reveal the otherwise unsee-able lavers...much like the unforeseeable lasting of the lamp oil which has blessed us with Hanukkah and the Menorah. Price $150

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Flickering Flames (sold)
Flickering Flames (sold)

Sold Private Collection Year: 2016 About: This glass menorah features eight glass "candle flames. " Each flame is accentuated with shimmering dichroic glass accents. When viewed straight on, the work casts the illusion that the glass flames are coming from the candle cups which they are in front of.

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Rays of Light. Rays of Faith (sold)
Rays of Light. Rays of Faith (sold)

Artists Private Collection A clear glass background is highlighted by 8 sets of glass stringers representing the 8 nights of Hanukkah. Additional accents include hand cut yellow glass pieces which pay homage to the candle flames of Hanukkah and dichroic glass which plays to homage to the shimmering lights of candle flames. Nickel candle cups.

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Let Go with the Flow Series
Waterfall of Light I
Waterfall of Light I

Available Description: Forthcoming Price: $150

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Waterfall of Light II
Waterfall of Light II

Available Description forthcoming Price: $150

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In Concert
In Concert

Available Description: Forthcoming Price: $150

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Cascade of Light (N/A)
Cascade of Light (N/A)

Not Available.

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In Bloom (sold)
In Bloom (sold)

Sold Private Collection About this Work: Much like spring, the miracle of the Hanukkah lights is a time of bloom - the bloom of light. This work features a color pallet reminiscent of spring. The work features an s-curve form with iridescent glass and accents of hand pulled and formed "vitrograph" pieces.

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Flowing Forward (N/A)
Flowing Forward (N/A)

Private Collection

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Jerusalem Series
Works in "Bricks" of Glass and Stone

Beyond the unique artistic aesthetic that is created by combining these two contrasting mediums (the strength of stone and the fragility of glass), these menorahs are designed to which pay homage to more than simply the long held celebration of Hanukkah.
 

The stone element pays homage to the strength of the Jewish faith and the great temples of Judea, all of which were built with stone - most notably the Second Temple of which it's Temple Mount still stands, serving as the holiest site in Judaism.  The survival of the Temple Mount is a  testament to the strength of the Jewish faith that has withstood persecution and oppression from its inception to this very day.

 

The glass elements are more than simply a contemporary aesthetic addition to these works. They represent the fragility of Judaism throughout history and the countless attempts to destroy it. Most poignant is Kristallnacht- The Night of Broken Glass,."  

Over the next year and beyond, I will be devoting extra time to creating new works in this series that express this duality - the darkness of oppression and destruction of Judaism in all of its manifestations from which, ironically, creates a renewed  sources of strength, hope, faith, conviction  and light in our lives as Jews. The flames of these menorahs burn strong and bright, radiating light and life. They overshadow the darkness of religious persecution and antisemitism by bringing light to where light was thought to have been on the brink of being extinguished - which, of course, is the story of Hanukkah.

 

-SJW 

Jerusalem Series
Works in "Bricks" of Glass  (New)
Jerusalem I
Jerusalem I

Fused glass brick and mosaic motif in a S-Curve configuration with dichroic glass highlights. This is the sister menorah to Jerusalem II which shares mosaic bricks created from the same glass "sheet" and incorporated into the menorah. Price: $175

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Jerusalem II
Jerusalem II

Fused glass brick and mosaic motif in a S-Curve configuration with dichroic glass highlights. This is the sister menorah to Jerusalem I which shares the mosaic bricks which were created from the same glass "sheet." Price: $175

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Jerusalem III
Jerusalem III

Fused glass brick and mosaic motif in a S-Curve configuration with dichroic glass highlights. This is the sister menorah to Jerusalem IV which shares mosaic bricks created from the same glass "sheet" and incorporated into the menorah. Price: $175

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Jerusalem IV
Jerusalem IV

Fused glass brick and mosaic motif in a S-Curve configuration with dichroic glass highlights. This is the sister menorah to Jerusalem III which shares mosaic bricks created from the same glass "sheet" and incorporated into the menorah. Price: $175

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Jerusalem Series
Works in "Bricks" of Glass and Stone
Stepping Stones I
Stepping Stones I

Private Collection

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Stepping Stones II
Stepping Stones II

Private Collection

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Stepping Stones III
Stepping Stones III

Description: Coming Soon Price: $125

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