Four Directions Ner Tamid

Master glass artisan Gabriel Bass has blown the glass directly into the wooden base. The four directions are represented in four colours of inlayed glass, hand made on the torch at Bass Synagogue Furniture studios. Eternal Light mold has hollowed by hand on a lathe from local found Israeli cypress, carefully seasoned in the shop. The mold undergoes final sanding, carving and glass inlays before the lacquer finish applied. The glass is then reinserted into the mold. Each piece is unique, being carefully crafted one at a time by artist Gabriel Bass. This Eternal Light was purchased by a synagogue in Los Angeles.

Dimensions 35cm dia x 50 cm tall

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Custom Hand Blown Glass Ner Tamids

This Ner Tamid, Eternal Light, was produced using a unique tecnique of glass blowing and mold work. Each Ner Tamid base is lathed from solid wood and mounted with hand blown glass, made individually by artist Gabriel Bass. Once the glass is blown into the mold, the mold is further worked, sanded, carved, and inlayed. The glass and wood are displayed together as a one-off lighting fixture. Please contact us for information on how to design and produce a ner tamid to suit your congregation, either in a similar or different style. We offer your choice of wood color, unique detail work in carving and glass.  The price listed approximates for custom work in similar style, detail, and size. Simpler or similar available work may be generously discounted, so be sure to contact us to discuss your needs. Made in Israel and easily shipped worldwide.

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View how this ner tamid was made:

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Materials

Cypress, Glass

Ordering

Any product with a discounted price is currently available for sale or can be quickly finished in the stain of your choice. You can be easily order online by registering and adding to your cart. Feel free to contact us via email or telephone for availability, custom options, and shipping prices.

Custom projects are processed individually. Please contact us with as much information as you have, pictures, measurements, style, etc. We will then produce for you a detailed three dimensional computer rendering of the proposed furnishings. The renderings will help you, your committee, and donors actualize how the project will look in your space. It can also help greatly to raise additional funds and make your project a reality. We continue to revise the sketches according to your feedback until you are fully satisfied with the design and budget before we begin production.



Shipping

We ship all products internationally by air express door to door with full insurance at very modest discounted prices. Smaller products, such as judaica and ner tamids are sent via EMS, usually taking 3-5 business days. Furniture up to entire synagogue interiors are shipped via UPS air taking 5-10 business days. All work is custom crated in the studio and insured by us (meaning we take care of any issues immediately and on our bill, no need to file a report)

Additional Information

Each product is crafted individually, by hand, with attention to detail. Our clients appreciate the work and service we provide. We follow all plans and requests down to scale and our clients delighted by the products they receive. In order for us to deliver the best quality product, we need to make decisions regarding some details during production. You are likely not going to receive the exact product in the photograph on the website. Because of the organic nature of other custom projects, such as carving or glass work, there is no way in describing the exact details in rendering in advance. The only decisions that we make are those that we believe will make the product either of higher quality, stronger, more functional, or aesthetically pleasing. As a client of any craftsman you are putting your confidence in their decisions.