- At the bottom there is an embossment of the Hebrew word CHAI. Chai is a Hebrew word and symbol that means "life".
- Also it is written in Hebrew "Ki Malachav Yetzaveh Lacha Lishmorcha Bechol Deracheicha" (For He will give His angels charge concerning you, To guard you in all your ways) - Psalms 91:11. This blessing is a powerful talisman for protection and success in anything you do.
- Made from 925 Sterling Silver. The silver is actual silver, not bonded or plated.
- Handcrafted in Israel.
- Size 1.2x3.3cm/0.45x1.3inch
- Condition: new
Judaism is a religion that emphasizes the importance of life. Jews are encouraged to be good, ethical people and enjoy the time they are given on Earth. A common Jewish toast is "l'chaim!," which means, "to life!." It is said at celebrations in anticipation of all the good things to come.
Because it means "life," the Chai is consequently a symbol that captures an important aspect of Judaism. According to the gematria, which is a mystical tradition that assigns a numerological value to Hebrew letters, the letters Het and Yud add up to the number 18. The Het has a value of 8 and the yud has a value of 10. As a result, 18 is a popular number that represents good luck. At weddings, bar mitzvahs and other events Jews often give gifts of money in multiples of 18, symbolically giving the recipient the gift of "life" or luck.