If you’re looking for a present to take to someone over Rosh Hashanah, Alex Galbinski and Debra Barnes suggest thinking outside of the flowers/wine/dried fruit and nuts box with these apple, honey, bee and pomegranate themed gifts. And you can even win some of them!
This Alessi glass pot is the stylish way to serve your honey. Designed by Theo Williams, the jar is made from crystal glass and has a stainless steel lid that incorporates a honey dipper.
www.chinapresentations.net, £68.40 (this includes 10% discount and free delivery that is applied to all Alessi goods).
WIN! The first person whose name is picked out of a hat after emailing firstname.lastname@example.org with their name and address and specifying ‘honey pot competition’ in the subject line will win an Alessi honey pot
Give the gift of sweetness with this box set of three honeys from around the UK that comes with a wooden honey drizzler. The company also sells honey from hives in London. www.thelondonhoneycompany.co.uk, £17
You won’t bee late with this honeycomb statement clock! This quirky and minimal design is sure to be the bee’s knees. www.asda.com, £12
Sparkle & Bling
This glass candle jar by Luvli is decorated with diamanté and filled with a scent, specifically created for Rosh Hashanah, of warm baked apple, fresh apple and a hint of honey. The pure soy candle has a burn time of up to 45 hours and is made to order (allow at least four days after order for collection from NW7, or delivery nationwide). www.facebook.com/luvliuk or 07770 306350, from £17 plus delivery. Luvli is offering Jewish News readers a 15% discount off its original ‘Bling’ range in September 2015
Give a gift with a heart to stem the decline in the species – this Bee Hotel and Plant Seeds set is a great way to help boost the bee population in your garden. Don’t worry, you won’t get swarms of bees; it only attracts solitary ones.
These pomegranate salad servers by artist Yair Emmanuel are a sophisticated way to stay on trend for Rosh Hashanah. They are shaped from laser-cut aluminium with a nickel plated hammered stamping. http://www.contemporaryjudaica.co.uk , £25
WIN! The first person whose name is picked out of a hat after emailing email@example.com with their name and address and specifying ‘pomegranate salad servers competition’ in the subject line will win a set of servers
This contemporary picture of an apple made with buttons is really quirky and would look good in any home. It can be personalised and is available from www.sweetdimple.co.uk, £65.
Surround your home with the exotic aroma of pomegranates with this Pomegranate & White Fig Scented Reed Diffuser by Kernowspa. The diffuser lasts for up to 12 weeks and is presented in a Cornish jute bag. http://www.notonthehighstreet.com , £19.95
Israeli designer Adi Sidler wanted to change the perspective that Judaica is old-fashioned by producing modern minimalist designs with clean lines such as this collection of apple and pomegranate dishes and stands. www.judaica-mall.com, £32
DAH From design house Alessi: Acacia, Honey dipper in 18/10 stainless steel mirror polished. By Miriam Mirri. www.alessi.com, £27
The handle of this Wei Young-designed Stinger Honey Pot has a pointed end, like a stinger, but fill this vessel with honey and it’s all sweetness and light. Crafted from glass and stainless steel and from Nambe. www.nambeinternational.com, £35
This pomegranate-shaped colourful blessing for the home with wording in Hebrew and English is made by Israeli Judaica artist Dorit. It is made of stainless steel and incorporates Swarovski stones and is an ideal gift at any time. www.facebook.com/wrap.wish, £29
WIN! The first person whose name is picked out of a hat after emailing firstname.lastname@example.org with their name and address and specifying ‘challah cover competition’ in the subject line will win a Dorit Judaica challah cover
Give the gift of a Buzzing Battle Bees game, which requires cunning and strategy as well as a good aim. The top-selling game was designed by seven boys aged 12 and 13 from Yavneh College and is suitable from the age of eight. http://www.happypuzzle.co.uk , £18
This LSA honey pot is made from exquisite mouth blown glass with a natural oak dipper, perfectly designed for drizzling honey. www.johnlewis.com £33
Le Creuset’s honey pot and dipper featuring its famous Dijon hue, features an easy-to-grip notched lid and embossed bee decoration on the body as well as a co-ordinating silicone dipper. www.johnlewis.com, £19.20
Designer Laura Cowan used a satin ribbon as a sketch model for her steel honey dipper. As each piece is made by hand no two pieces are identical, and Laura signs every piece individually. The set includes the honey dipper and a high quality glass jar with a secure lid. www.lauracowan.com, £78
From the Fruit Collection by American designer Michael Aram comes this delightful apple-shaped honey pot with arrow spoon, and the silver nickelplate apple dish. www.contemporaryjudaica.com, £70 each