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
Ani Ledodi Papercut Ketubah
Thou art a fountain of gardens, a well of living waters and flowing streams
The beauty of both letter and word, and the poetry of love are celebrated in the Ani L’Dodi Li ( I Am My Beloved’s and My Beloved is Mine) Ketubah. The art work, an exquisite tour de force in its rendering of Song of Songs 4, mimics the exquisite use of words which express a groom’s adoration of his bride. The lovely background of pastels and vivid blue hues compliments the cut and contributes to the ketubah’s strong visual expression of the joy of the new couple. Giclee, paper cut, platinum leaf. May be ordered with or without background
Dimensions: 20 1/2'' (h) x 15 1/4'' (w)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
The Peacock Papercut Ketubah – Migzeret Illusion
Central to this exquisite ketubah are two peacocks, shyly looking outwards, while resting under a pomegranate tree. Their feathers, billowing down like water flowing in a stream, surround the text while creating a decorative border.
The sweeping organic movement of the train of feathers contrasts with the visible tranquility of the pheasants who stand in perfect serenity.
This lovely composition combines the symbols of beauty and grace with that of abundance and fertility, against a background
suggestive of our journey in life and the strength that the bride and groom derive from their union enabling them to journey together.
“The paper cut ketubah is a giclee print with hand-applied 24 karat gold leaf. It is a limited edition and numbered and signed by the artist.”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
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
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
The Venetian Lace Ketubah
Delicate beauty abounds in the springtime floral motifs of this elegant paper-cut ketubah.
The festive garland of daisies and roses in bloom, encircle theketubah’s text and culminate with the words, “I am my beloved and my beloved is mine”: forming a canopy at its apex.
Artist, Danny Azoulay, has created this intricate design composed of three layers of paper cut and accented with authentic 24 carat gold-leaf. The beauty of the design is reminiscent of the traditional Venetian lace which adorns the bridal gown and joyfully celebrates the wedding ceremony.
- Giclee lithography, paper cut on fine acid free paper, 24 karat genuine gold leaf.
- A limited edition; all ketubahs are numbered and signed by the artist.
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
Ayalot Deer Papercut Ketubah
The quiet symmetry of the Ayalot (Deer) ketubah bestows a sense of calm. The paper cut is intricate and delicate.The gentle deer, symbolic of love and grace are in their element. They repose under fanciful trees resplendent with flowers and birds.
Above, the sky is composed of an interlocking pattern of the Star of David. “Ani li dodi v'dodi li,/ I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine” from the Song of Songs is inscribed under a canopy of myrtle leaves, symbolizing love.
At the top, a golden menorah celebrates the light of the Torah, illuminating the world with its great wisdom. The harmonious palette strengthens the sense of tranquility, while the 24- karat gold leaf embellishment quietly enhances this exquisite ketubah.
Please note: Colors on this papercut ketubah vary due to the delicate nature of the laser paper-cutting technique.See This Ketubah
Leaves of Love Papercut Ketubah
At first glance, the Leaves of Love ketubah with its celestial blue palette lifts one up to the heavens. Mythical leaves surround the ketubah. They suggest a peacock's glorious fan or precious filigreed jewelry. Above, a golden menorah reminds us of the light of the Torah that illuminates the darkness. This exquisitely executed ketubah is constructed of two paper cut layers.
The multi-layer construction gives a perception of depth, while the artistic composition directs our eye both above and below. There is a careful visual allusion to the significance of the wedding contract and to the sanctity of the union of the bride and the groom. The artwork is a giclee print enhanced with 24-karat gold leaf.
All ketubot by Daniel Azoulay are printed in Israel.See This Ketubah
Blue Diamond Ketubah
I will betroth you to me forever; I will betroth you in righteousness and justice, in love and compassion.(Hosea 2:19)
Long and sweeping branches of a tree gracefully ensconce the ketubah text while being elegantly framed by intricate patterns reminiscent of carved oriental screens.
The paper cut masterfully integrates natural motifs with myriad geometric patterns.
A lovely blue with a slight tint of purple brings out the beauty of the three-layered ketubah: defining the contours of the cut and enhancing its overall feeling of gentility.
There is something simultaneously classic and contemporary, eastern, and yet very western, and tranquil but vibrant about the Blue Diamond ketubah; all of which makes it the work of timeless beauty that it is.
Paper cut, 24 karat gold leaf and mother of pearlSee This Ketubah
A limited edition: signed and numbered by the artist