Description: The Ahava Papercut Ketubah has grown from the classic earlier version (The Papercut Ketubah - still available.) Above the text is the word Ahava (love, in Hebrew). Flanking and below the text is a Magen David pattern in fine paper filigree, itself surrounded by a second border of floral vine culminating in two small rectangles of roses, seen from above.
The next border out contains large sections of The Seven Species: Fig, Wheat, Barley, Palm, Olive, Vine, and Pomegranate. The Seven Species reflect the seven blessings over the bride from the wedding ceremony under the Huppah. They symbolize growth, fecundity and a connection to the real qualities of life. A Jewish tradition links the Seven Species to the seven attributes of life as they appear in the Book of the Zohar: Eternity; Splendor; Essence; Kingdom; Glory; Kindness and Wisdom.
The central pomegranate tree is capped with the embracing line from The Song of Songs: I am my beloved s and my beloved is mine.
Illustrated here with a cream backing. This ketubah is also available with the following alternative backings: cobalt blue, beige, cream or magenta. Specify backing color below.
English texts on all Ketubahs are interpretations and not literal translations.
Your Rabbi can fill in the necessary information on your Ketubah, or for a caligraphically uniform look, you can have the Ketubah personalized by the artist for an extra charge (see below). Click here for the Ketubah information form.
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NOTE: If you are ordering a NON personalized ketubah you must still specify the date of the wedding so we can get the ketubah to you in time! Fill in the field below.