Danny Azoulay Ketubot
Orchard Heirloom Papercut Ketubah
We steal a glimpse of two deer resting in the shade of trees in the quiet of the afternoon. The pervasive tranquility in the Orchard Ketubah alludes to the marriage union as a restorative and strengthening bond. We may leave the tumult of our lives behind and re-enter the orchard to seek companionship, a quiet moment and repose.
This delicate paper cut ketubah is highlighted with gold detail and comes in an elegantly bound folder.See This Ketubah
Songbird Heirloom Papercut Ketubah
Two birds playfully flank a bridal canopy comprised of myrtle leaves in the Songbird Ketubah. Under the chupah is a golden menorah symbolizing the light of the Torah and its great wisdom. The naïve style of the paper cut and the lively palette add to the delightful mood evoked by this ketubah which celebrates the joy of the marriage union.
This paper cut ketubah is highlighted with hand applied 24 karat good leaf and comes in an elegantly bound folder.See This Ketubah
Gold Leaves Heirloom Papercut Ketubah
The quiet palette of mint green and the simplicity in the design of the paper cut, make the Gold Leaves Ketubah an eloquent choice. A delicate ornamental border surrounding the text lends distinct elegance while the myrtle leaves, suggestive of the bridal canopy, culminate in a central starburst motif. Below is written the words: Ani li’dodi vi’dodi li : I am my Beloved’s and my Beloved is mine” from Song of Songs 6:3. The art work is enhanced with 24 karat gold leaf and comes in a lovely bound folder. Limited edition.See This Ketubah
One Heart Ketubah by Danny Azoulay
Two trees stand in close proximity of one another. Their branches and leaves intertwine and become as one. Embedded within the foliage are King David's words from Song of Songs 6:3 – in Hebrew and in English- I am my Beloved's and my Beloved is mine. אני לדודי ודודי לי A beautiful paper cut with its clear and simple declaration of a long-lasting and nurturing love.
Dimensions: 10.5″ w x 19″ H
· Giclee litho, paper cut, 24 karat genuine gold leaf.
· A limited edition; all ketubahs are numbered and signed by the artist.See This Ketubah
Karmei Yerushalayim Papercut Ketubah
Symbolic motifs abound in the Karmei Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Vineyards) ketubah. Two peacocks (beauty) flanking a pomegranate tree (plenty) are bathed in golden light. The clusters of grapes surrounding the text remind us of the wine, which plays a central part of the wedding ceremony.
Wine is symbolic of the life cycle. Just as the grape juice is transformed to something that improves with age, so may the marriage bring increasing joy throughout the years. Beneath the text is the city of Jerusalem, always cherished in our hearts and minds.
The Karmei Yerushalayim paper-cut ketubah is a double-layered giclee print, hand-embellished with 24-karat gold.See This Ketubah
Hadas Papercut Ketubah
The Hadas (Myrtle Leaves) Ketubah, in its simplicity of design, is an elegant and sophisticated artwork. The myrtle leaf — a symbol of love and marriage — spirals outward and continuously encircles the ketubah text. With each circle the myrtle leaves grow larger and stronger, symbolic of the expansive nature of the bride and groom's ever-deepening love.
Clarity of form and color, combined with succinct visual imagery render a ketubah of grace and refinement. The Hadas is a giclee print and paper cut, embellished with hand applied 24-karat gold leaf.See This Ketubah
Circle of Life Papercut Ketubah
The Circle of Life Ketubah With its vivacious paper cut design, the Circle of Life ketubah brims with organic movement. Fragile blue petals, encircling the text, join together to create a stylized flower, while delicate bushes extend outward in a burst of growth.
These intertwining elements remind us of the intertwining lives of the bride and groom. An outer band of decorative motifs, enhanced with 24- karat gold leaf, enclose the composition and give the ketubah a doily-like effect. The Circle of Life is a fanciful interpretation of the rhythmic flow of life's diverse elements that move with continual change only to flow together into an overall and unified pattern.See This Ketubah
Aviv-Spring Papercut Ketubah
Intertwining spring flowers and olive leaves adorn this elegant papercut ketubah. The pastel green and lilac, and pale pinks remind us of a yearning for a past era. Olive branches extend in a rhythmic flow and evoke an image of nature's awakening in the early spring.
Ornamental braids of growth and blossoming encircle the text. The words from Song of Songs: Ani l'dodi vi dodi li –I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine, embellished with 24 karat gold leaf is woven into the paper cut and crowns the artwork The Aviv ketubah is a visual analogy of love, nurturing and growth.See This Ketubah
Jerusalem Gate Papercut Ketubah
A rhythmic growth of vines,reaching upwards towards the skies dominates the eloquent design of the Jerusalem Gate ketubah. Here is Spring’s awakening: a dance of leaves and tendrils creating patterns of loveliness and vitality.
Set in the midst of this lively activity is a vignette of two deer quietly grazing beside the gates of Jerusalem. There reigns an air of tranquility: a stolen moment of repose in life’s exhilarating journey. This is an eloquent allegory for the bride and groom and the oaths exchanged, which both binds and strengthens each one.
“I will betroth you to me with righteousness and justice, kindness and mercy”
These words from Hosea 2:21 embody the deep commitment of the marriage covenant.
This giclee printed paper cut ketubah is hand embellished with 24 karat gold leaf.
Limited edition: numbered and signed by the artist.See This Ketubah
Pomegranate Papercut Ketubah
Through the delightful use of color and the simplicity of its design, the Pomegranate ketubah conveys the joy we feel in the celebration of marriage . The overall circular composition of pomegranates and leaves playfully intertwined is a visual metaphor for the weaving together of the lives of the bride and groom.
The pomegranate attributed to have 613 seeds (equal to the number of mitzvot in the Torah) is a symbol in Judaism for righteousness, wisdom and fruitfulness; combine this with love and laughter and you have the main ingredients for a flourishing life together. This giclee print ketubah is a paper cut with hand applied 24 karat embellishment.
A limited edition, numbered and signed by the artist.See This Ketubah
Siman Tov Papercut Ketubah
“Siman Tov. May this be an auspicious time.” is the fervent cry that follows the breaking of the glass at the marriage ceremony. It is an expression of the shared joy of the celebrants and their heartfelt wishes for the bride and groom's future. The Siman Tov ketubah is a delicate paper cut reminiscent of fine Belgian lace.
There is exquisite detail in the weave of the motifs and in the application of the 24- karat gold leaf. This symphony of decorative elements creates a harmonious composition, as are our wishes for the new couple's shared life. All ketubot by Daniel Azoulay are printed in Israel.See This Ketubah
Greenwood Papercut Ketubah
The visual metaphor of the coming together of the bride and groom and the fusion of their separate lives becoming one is particularly poignant in the Greenwood ketubah. The two trees flanking the ketubah's text are separate entities, and yet, their roots grow towards each other, meet and begin to intertwine.
Above, their branches and leaves spread out and unite to create a canopy; a bridge in the sky with the words from Song of Songs: I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine. Below, a shelter is formed by the foliage above, providing a place where two deer may find refuge and seek repose This simple image encapsulates the hopes and aspirations of the new couple, who come to each other as individuals, making a bond that strengthens one another, as they grow while sharing their life together.
The words from Song of Songs 2:2-3: form a border around the ketubah Like the rose maintaining its beauty among the thorns, so is my beloved Like the fragrant apple among the barren trees of the forest, so is my beloved Giclee print with hand-applied 24 karat gold