Keter Ketubah detail 1
Keter Ketubah detail 2
Keter Ketubah detail 3
Keter Ketubah detail 4
Keter Ketubah detail 1Top right of the decorative border of this ornate Italian-style ketubah. Flowers and leaves. The borders' two sides meet in the center here, unifying the two sides. The Hebrew typeface is a square calligraphy style, chosen for period authenticity, legibility, and aesthetics.
Keter Ketubah detail 2Winged cherubs hold up a keter or crown. Fancy scrollwork, leaves and flowers. Bottom center of the ketubah border. A scrolled ribbon reads, "אני לדודי ודודי לי" I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine. Other brief words may be substituted.
Keter Ketubah detail 3Keter Ketubah Border. Leaves and blades of grass go up both sides. In the center is the repeating pattern of flowers and leaves.
Keter Ketubah detail 4The English typeface is copperplate calligraphy style appropriate to formal documents of the era. Not as ornate as some, it preserves the decorative feeling without sacrificing legibility.This ketubah design is suitable for any combination of texts. English only, Hebrew only, or Hebrew and English. If you are ordering a two language ketubah, you will be happiest with a medium or large print. The small may shrink the font too much for some tastes.
Keter KetubahBased on an historical 18th century ketubah from Italy, the name Keter comes from the crown, or keter כתר in Hebrew, held aloft by two cherubs. The colorful flowers, though muted by modern standards, would have been made from ground precious stones, expensive dyes, and would have been extraordinarily colorful for the time period.
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