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Happy Anniversary on Bezalel Street

Happy anniversary to the Barbara Shaw flagship store! I’m amazed to say that it’s been a whole year since we moved to our fabulous location on Bezalel Street! Reflecting on the past year, I cannot think of a better place, in the most wonderful city of Jerusalem, to be located. Bezalel St is the historical location [...]

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Meet me at the summer festival - Hutzot Hayotzer

It’s a busy time here at the Barbara Shaw studio! The long sunny days, filled with tourists and kids off from school, naturally make the summer a busy and energized time. But even besides for the heightened summer activity, there is something that has me and everyone else here in an eager and excited frenzy. [...]

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Summer Eating

Summer is the time for luscious fruits and foods. What a treat to stroll through any market or even the local supermarket and see the cornucopia of colours. I think I would be happy to live on grapes and watermelon alone! While Israel is not often thought of as a gourmet capital I believe it [...]

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Pesach Goodies

When in Jerusalem come and visit our store at No 2 Bezalel street or shop on line at We have one of the most innovative shop windows designed by the ever creative Tova Safra.+ large selection of surprising gifts inside. Lots of Matza themed ideas. Bezlale street is a great place to hang out [...]

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Ma Nishtana Spring is in the air

Have had a great time producing lots of new items, for Passover. Started a new ceramic line have a range of Seder plates. Tova Safra is my new in house designer and its thanks to her that I am going into new medium. Pesach items on my website are located at

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Sweeten the New Year

For the new year I have a new design - called "Be the head and not the tail" which is a saying taken from the Tanach and said on Rosh Hashana. The extremely talented Ira Ginzburg was the designer. She also designed my pomegrnate range one of my signature designs.

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New Bezalel Store now open!!

So excited that my new store has opened. Tova Safra did a wonderful job of designing every detail of the store. Really wanted a streamlined uncluttered place with a sense of clear style and colour and line. Have a look and let me know what you think.I have a fig leaf in my logo and [...]

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Gearing up to Launch Second Store In Jerusalem

After searching for about a year I have found what I think is a great new location for my second store. No 2 Bezalel St. I'm nervous and anxious but feel I jsut have to do it. I working on the design plans at the moment with my wonderful designer Tova Safra. Would like to [...]

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What drives me in design.

My passion is to be part of the development of a new fresh Israeli design idiom. I am committed to developing products and designs that express an essence of Israel and Judaism in a new and bold manner.I feel a thirst in the marketplace for products and designs with true Israeli design integrity and authenticity. [...]

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Summer Fun Designs and Gifts

Summer has burst upon us in a rush, as it does each year. Not sure how we are already in June. I have had a very busy few months designing new ranges and products. I hope to launch a new stationary range in the next couple of weeks. I just returned from attaending the gift trade [...]

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