This is a stunning, one-of-a-kind handmade mezuzah made by Ruth Shapiro in 1991.  It was a commissioned work and is made of Sterling Silver and has a large Aqua crystal on it. It is 6.5 x 1.5 inches and weighs 5 ounces.  It is the most important mezuzah made by the artist that I have seen.  This is an example of high quality unique works that are starting to command historically high prices. I expect the demand for high quality works like this to increase and the prices to go up accordingly.

Ruth Shapiro

USA, Signed, 1991

MC Score 94                    

  • Aesthetics 18
  • Condition 16
  • Rarity 20
  • Quality 20
  • Investment Value 20

Aesthetics: 18/20

Condition: 16/20 very minor wear

Rarity: 20/20 

Unique mezuzah, one-kind-kind, handmade. Was commissioned in 1991.

Quality 19/20

Material: Sterling Silver 

Size: 6.5 x 1.50 inches/16.5 x 3.5 cm. Weight: 5 ounces/142 grams

Investment value: 20/20

Value: $1000

Source: Auction


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