Stone Dreidels

Stone isn't the first material that comes to mind for a dreidel - but here are two elegant examples.  Just don't try using them on grandma's glass table top.

Hasmonean Dreidel
The Hasmonean Dreidel

Designed by Israeli artist Michael Kupietzky this dreidel was created with Jerusalem Stone from the land of the Maccabees (Hanukkah celebrates the founding of the Hasmonean Empire by the Maccabee family.) 3x2 cm.  Available from the artist at kupietzky.com.            


Antique Agate Dreidel
Antique Italian Sterling Silver Dreidel

This Antique Italian Sterling Silver Dreidel was hand made by a jewish artist in Italy during the late 1920s. The dreidel body is made of agate stone. The base and handle are made of sterling silver. 2.54 cm/1 in heigh, 1.20cm/0.5in diameter. Price:  $50.00.  Available from Mir-El Antiques.

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