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Honey dishes were traditionally used for serving honey during Rosh Hashana holiday, but over the years, honey dishes have become a decorative statement piece. Honey dishes are usually made from the finest sterling silver and have an oval egg like shape or a flat round shape and normally come with a little silver spoon. The honey dish was often set with shaped handles, enhancing the dish’s prestigious look. Throughout history, honey dishes held a sacred place in the Jewish community’s hearts but over the years they were used as serving and decorative pieces for people from all religions.
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Honey dishes are a huge part of the Jewish heritage and we all can recall the specific honey dish our grandma’s brought to the table year after year in Rosh Hashana. Over the years we started seeing the honey dish more and more when the use for honey dishes changed to serve both sweet and savory dishes, anything from rice, gravy and even desserts.
Honey dishes are used to decorate for their striking silver shine and marvelous build, and you can spot a honey dish in the finest restaurants and home décor stores. The honey dishes are now more of a novelty than an everyday item and have become a popular addition for Jewish families to the Thanksgiving table, as they connect the Jewish heritage to the national holiday.
If you’ve been collecting silver pieces for a while, you’ve probably collected a few honey dishes. These bowl-shaped dishes are great for serving up honey, jam, or jelly, and they’re also popular for serving ice cream and appetizers. While you can find these dishes in silver, they’re also popular in stainless steel since they’re cheap, easy to clean and less likely to show fingerprints and scratches. As the option may be tempting to settle for the cheaper, easier to clean option, you can never convince us that a stainless-steel honey dish is as good as the sterling silver equivalent.
Sterling Silver Honey Dishes
The elegance of sterling silver exudes an instant sophistication that is rarely matched by other precious metals, which is why sterling silver honey dishes are so popular. There are a variety of honey dishes available. Still, sterling silver honey dishes are one of the most popular, especially among gift-givers and brides looking for an elegant wedding present. Although simple in design, honey dishes are carefully handcrafted by skilled silversmiths, and intricate designs and details are the hallmarks of fine silversmithing.
Handcrafted sterling silver honey dishes date back to at least the 18th century when the art of silversmithing was slowly gaining popularity. Unlike silver tableware, which is manufactured by machine, sterling silver honey dishes are made by hand, and each one is unique, with its own imperfections that add to its charm. Today, sterling silver honey dishes are highly sought after by collectors, and their value can rise dramatically with proper care and storage.
925 Sterling Silver Honey Dishes
Sterling silver honey dishes are all made of sterling silver – a precious metal with a beautiful shine and durable enough to keep its shine over the years. Sterling silver honey dishes are classic and suit most decors. Honey dishes from 925 sterling silver are durable and beautiful.
Many sterling silver items are stamped with a 925 mark. This mark identifies sterling silver as being sterling—otherwise known as 92.5 percent pure silver. This mark indicates the original purity of silver in the item and that all sterling items will have a 925 marking.
Sterling silver 925 Honey Dishes have been very popular in recent years. Not only because of the valuable fashion styles but also because of the exquisite workmanship. And the process of silver 925 Honey Dish is very complicated. Silver 925 Honey Dishes are decorated with exquisite workmanship, exquisite texture, smooth, delicate, pleasing to the eye, have a good touch, comfortable to wear, strong use, and long service life. Silver 925 Honey Dishes have become the best choice for table decoration for everyone.
Rosh Hashanah Honey Dishes
Rosh Hashana honey dishes, are decorative honey dishes that the Jewish people traditionally use during Rosh Hashanah to make a blessing, eat honey, and dip apples in preparation for the Jewish New Year. Rosh Hashana honey dishes are usually made of sterling silver- or gold-plated sterling silver and come in various shapes, such as round, oval, square, and rectangle.
Here are some Decorative Honey Dishes for Rosh Hashanah
Extra Large Sterling Silver & Onyx Honey Set
This beautiful onyx and 925 sterling silver apple-shaped honey dish is a guaranteed way to get your Jewish mother-in-law to absolutely love you! This enchanting handmade honey dish comes in both green and pink and its largely made of onyx exterior with beautiful silver sterling decorations. Complete with a silver leaf and bee on top and a beautiful flower-shaped spoon. This is 100% a statement piece and is guaranteed to make your guests heads turn this Rosh Hashana.
925 Sterling Silver Classic Honey Dish & Tray
this unique honey dish is made out of 925 sterling silver and is striking in its glowing aura of shining silver. The honey dish is shaped as an apple and is jeweled with a carnelian stone to give it an even richer look. On the top of the apple, you can find a little bee jeweled with a tiger eye stone and the dish comes with a beautiful sterling silver tray.
Pomegranate-Shaped Honey Dish Set
The unique shape of this honey dish makes it an eye-catching piece. Made from sterling silver, the pomegranate-shaped dish is embellished with a bee, featuring a tiger-eye stone. The beautiful dish is a wonderful accent to any country kitchen.
The pomegranate-carved honey dish is handmade with Sterling Silver, which creates intricate patterns. It has a classic look and is perfect for enjoying your honey. The pomegranate-carved honey dish would be a great addition to anyone’s home.
Nature Honey Dish with Semi-Precious Stones
This honey dish gives a royal first impression for its unique and special shape and the little crown attached to open the dish. This honey dish is made of 925 sterling silver and has a glass interior with a honeycomb design that gives the dish its delicate and elegant hue.at the top of the dish you can find a little silver bee that makes this a true art piece.
Modern Sterling Silver & Glass Honey Dish for Rosh Hashanah
This simple yet elegant honey dish is made with 925 silver sterling and might be the most traditional option out of the options we mentioned before. This dish is decorated with the most beautiful little details and engraved with a traditional Jewish blessing in Hebrew that means “have a good and sweet year”.
Unique Apple-Shaped Honey Dish with Blessing
This honey dish is shaped as an apple and comes in a smooth texture, which give this dish its charming simplicity and separates it from the more complex designs we talked about previously. This dish is jeweled with carnelian stone and the bee at the top of the apple is jeweled with the eye of the tiger stone.
Sterling Silver Beehive Honey Dish
The beehive honey dish and beehive honey pot are traditional parts of many cultures and religions. The beehive honey pot has similar uses to the beehive honey dish, but the dish is purely decorative and has a specific ritual use. The beehive honey dish is usually round and is made from clay or ceramic. Beeswax or clay might be used to create fire-powered molds for the beehive honey dish, which are then fired in a kiln to create a durable, food-safe surface.
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