Lotus Hamsa III | Micah Parker

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Dimensions: Artwork/Paper | Limited Edition Print Run
ketubah4less: 11.5" x 11.5"/13" x 13.5" | 950
Standard: 17.5" x 17.5"/19" x 19.5" | 500
Papercut: 17.5" x 17.5"/19" x 19.5" | 500

The hamsa is symbol of protection and good luck that predates Judaism. It resembles an open hand with five fingers. In fact, the number five in Hebrew is hamesh.

This beautiful design also resembles a lotus flower, which puts forth blossoms in murky waters. It is said that a flower that blooms in adversity is the most rare and beautiful of all.

(Note: Only the Papercut Edition is a layered papercut. All other versions are prints only.)
In just a short period of time, Micah Parker has become recognized as a leading ketubah artist with fresh, stunning designs that are unlike any others on the market. His modern interpretation of this traditional art form is being welcomed by today's generation of brides and grooms around the world. One of his ketubah designs, Renaissance, is featured in the Associated American Jewish Museum's traveling exhibition of ketubot, and his work was chosen by a national search firm to be featured on the front cover of a 5760 Hebrew calendar. His artwork has also been featured in several publications and on television during TLC's A Wedding Story.

Micah is originally from Middletown, Ohio. There, he began his endeavors as an artist at the age of three. He moved with his family to Austin, Texas in the early 1980s, where his high school created a new art program to accommodate his desire to learn and the skill he exhibited with acrylics, colored pencils and pastels. As he completed his art education, he was eager to begin his career as an artist. However, at his parents' request, he entered the family manufacturing business. He worked there for 13 years, working his way up from installer to vice president.

After a long hiatus from the art world, he grew anxious to draw and paint again. He had also developed skills in the use of a new medium while working in his parents' business -- computer graphics. In his spare time, he began creating artwork on the computer. Although Micah was not satisfied with creating art on a part-time basis, he had no plans, at that point, to turn his endeavors into a business, particularly given the difficulties in leaving his family's firm. continue reading
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Normal Lead time: About 1-2 weeks
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