Folk Art – Betrothed – Gold Leaf Ketubah
by Celia Lemonik
This design features striking hand-applied 23 karat gold leaf accents. Bold flowers are crowned by a fitting verse from the Biblical prophet Hosea translated as “And I will betrothe you unto me forever.”
Ketubah Artist Bio
Celia Lemonik is a Long Island, NY-based calligrapher and graphic designer who has been creating original one-of-a-kind ketubot since the 1970’s. Her work explores the inherently decorative nature of the Hebrew alphabet and her use of bold color, symmetry and rhythm reflects the sensibilities of many different folk art traditions.