Magnificent pair of Sterling silver salt and pepper shakers by Shabi Carmel. Magnificent example of Shabi Carmel's finest work. 1 Shabi Carmel insignia (intertwined, Hebrew "Shin" and "Kaf").
3 depiction of the Temple's menorah. 5 Hebrew year of manufacture "5755" (1995). Cork plugs are easily removable for refilling the salt and pepper.
(Excerpted from the website "rshabi -about Carmel Shabi"). Carmel Shabi was born in Iraq in 1939 and immigrated to Israel in 1951. In 1974 he traveled to England to study with the master silversmiths, Wakely & Wheeler London est. In England, Carmel completed original work for Garrard , Aspery , Bvlgari , Tiffany, the Sheikh of Muskat and the Sultan of Malaysia.
During the same period he also created the Ascot Cup for the Queen of England. Since 1976 he concentrated solely on creating Jewish Ceremonial art.Being an internationally recognized Judaica Artist, in 1990 Carmel won the prestigious Bar Ilan University Prize of Judaica. Carmel was a member of the Swiss Guild of Silversmiths. He had exhibitions in Jerusalem, Illinois, New York, North Carolina, Virginia, Washington D. Carmel passed away on the Eve of Rosh Hashana 5770 (September 2009). Carmel's most famous patterns the gilded-ball.
With Shabi Carmel's passing the world of Judaic art suffered a tremendous loss. The item "Shabi Carmel Sterling Silver Salt And Pepper Shakers Gold-accent Made In Israel" is in sale since Tuesday, July 11, 2017. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Decorative Collectibles\Salt & Pepper Shakers". The seller is "pe52g3b" and is located in Brooklyn, New York. This item can be shipped to United States, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Panama, Jamaica.