Hot Glass Studio

The Studio: Probably the most picturesque glass studio in the world. We work at Spectulo hot glass studio, located in the newly remodeled ancient archeological Roman port. The entire second floor of the pier is a combination glass studio, bar, and gallery surrounded by the Mediterranean ocean on three sides. The windows behind the glory […]

Hand Traditional Wood Carving Detail for Synagogues

Wood carving of traditional torah ark for synagogue in Israel

At Bass Synagogue Furniture all the carving detail work is produced by hand by Jewish artisans in Israel.  The Kiriat Yaarim built in aron kodesh took three months of intensive daily carving to complete. Each detail is unique to this project. Watch our master carver Gabriel Bass carving the synagogue detail work:

Carved Columns and Crowns for Aron Kodesh

synagogue in progress with twisted carved columns

Watch Israeli craftmen building columns by hand for synagogue Binyan Bracha V’shalom in Kriat Ya’arim, Tel Stone, Israel, near Jerusalem.  The columns were built completely from solid wood, glued together, lathed round, carved by hand in a twisted pattern, and sanded.  Makes passersby want to reach and and touch them. Bass Synagogue Furniture was commissioned […]