Basswood Shema Yisroel Mezuzah Case
The Basswood Shema Yisroel Mezuzah Case. This mezuzah is hand carved from a single solid piece of basswood and features a glass tube which allows for easy access to the scroll when it is time to have your local Sofer check them. This design includes the Hebrew phrase "Shema Yisroel" burned directly into the wood. The back of every mezuzah is signed and dated by the artist and then the entire mezuzah is coated with lacquer. Mounting tape is attached to the back for easy application to the doorpost. Mezuzah case dimensions are approx. 1x1x6 inches and fit a standard 4-inch scroll (scroll not included). Every mezuzah case comes in a beautiful velour pouch or box wrapped in ribbon, ready to be given as a gift, whether it be for the newlyweds, the new home or yourself.
Basswood is a domestic wood that is very light and soft and is still technically considered a hardwood. It comes from the Tilia tree it has a creamy white to light yellow color. Known as linden wood in most European countries.