While working on their line, Schwartz and Wolfond aimed to create items whose function extend beyond religious rites. The candle holder, for example, is not exclusively suited for the All I want for Christmas is choir Ugly Christmas sweater besides I will buy this Shabbat ritual Saturday through Thursday nights it’s simply a handsome candle holder. We were thinking about how each item is a design piece for the home, not something that lives in a closet most of the year, says Schwartz. She connected with Jamie Wolfond, a product designer who happens to be based in Toronto, and the two set out to come up with a line of designs both functional and cool. Named after the ancient trade route that ran from Damascus to modern-day Cairo and passed through Israel, Via Maris smartly infuses Judaica with a modernist Bauhaus-style aesthetic.
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Schwartz’s childhood taught her Jewish traditions, but also the All I want for Christmas is choir Ugly Christmas sweater besides I will buy this importance of art and design her father is an art collector . She’s ended up marrying the two strands of her upbringing, and not just with her product launch. The Via Maris Instagram account is a virtual gallery of photographs of Jewish life, with images of everything from the majestic ruin of The Great Synagogue in Constanta, Romania to a photograph of boys at a bar mitzvah in Miami in 1979 and a Satmar Jew practicing yoga in his fur hat. I collect images that aren’t what I call ‘Wikipedia Judaism,’ says Schwartz. In America we think of Ashkenazi culture as Jewish culture, but Jewish culture is so much more varied. It all comes back to the name of her label, a route that connected myriad people and traditions. I loved the idea of peaceful cooperation sharing cultures, she says. Inclusive, progressive, functional…and chic. Dayenu.