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Is the ketubah a legal document?

The ketubah is more valuable than you think It is a misconception that the ketubah is an anachronism. It is often thought of as a tradition that refers to a bygone era. This is very far from the truth. The ketubah is one of the basic requirements for a Jewish wedding, along with the chuppah and […]

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Tips on Choosing A Color Palette for Your Ketubah

  “New York City Skyline with Roses” in Assorted Colors How To Choose A Ketubah? When choosing your Ketubah, whether you’re going with one of the standard designs or something completely customized, one of the big choices you have to make is in choosing your color palette. All the standard design colors you see in […]

How to Choose Your Ketubah Text

Figuring out the right Ketubah text to use can seem tricky and daunting at first. You might be wondering where to begin. The truth is, there are many ways to choose the right text that is meaningful and a good fit for and your partner. First and foremost, your Ketubah text will be determined on […]

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Display Ready Packaging is Here!

Your ketubah will now arrive in brand new display ready packaging material ready to display at the wedding. The package will ship flat with two boards of lightweight PVC. It is extremely durable, flexible, unbreakable, lightweight, water resistant, and easy to clean if it arrives mistreated by the courier. A quick wipe with an alcohol swab […]

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New Ketubot – Arabesques and Hamsas

Middle Eastern Ketubot With Arabesque and Hamsa design elements are perennial favorites for couples who want a distinctly traditional Jewish look to their ketubah. I decided to make two new designs that merge the two themes. I tried something a bit different for these two ketubahs. Instead of placing the text inside of a square […]

Trees and Life – Two New Ketubah Designs

Trees! I created a new papercut ketubah design to honor trees and brought back and simplified one of my previous custom made designs.  There is no more wonderful symbol for a marriage than a tree. Ketubah artwork has featured trees as a motif for centuries. And in relation to marriage, the connection is thousands of years old. […]

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New Chicago Skyline Papercut Ketubah Design

A couple in Chicago wanted a papercut ketubah design that really shows off the skyline. There are lots of magnificent buildings in Chicago, so I had to utilize the entire length of the paper I use in an intense horizontal layout. Even at full size, I was working with cuts as narrow as 1/64″. Watching the […]

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Bespoke Papercut Ketubah 11 Layer Design

I made this very intricate custom designed ketubah for a lovely couple in New Jersey. The bride is a doctor and she asked for two DNA strands that come together as one. This is a really beautiful sentiment to want to capture. It really speaks to the future they envision together, but also to the […]

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Custom made Papercut Ketubah – Vineyard

I recently made this bespoke papercut ketubah design for a lovely couple in Texas. They got married in a california vineyard and wanted something that felt Jewish but not too traditional. This design came out very serene and elegant and I loved making it for them. It is large, at almost 24″ in height and […]

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Intertwined Trees Ketubah for Efrat and Josh

Efrat and Josh were kind enough to share photos from their beautiful wedding. They chose an intertwined tree ketubah for their wedding. This is a new design that I just put on my website, so it’s making its debut along with the photos from their wedding.  This design differs a bit from my usual way of […]