Welcome to the shofar pictures gallery where you can find a collection of shofar pics, variety of both modern and antique shofarot.
The shofarot I chose to show you in the following gallery are the ones I like the best. They are beautiful and unique, all made in Israel by leading craftsmen and all highly kosher. Clicking on any of the pictures will lead you to the online store where the item is available – go on, have a blast!
As you can see, this shofar is relatively long and curled. Beginning at about 30", it can reach over 40" long.
Rams Horn Shofar
This horn is considered to be the classic shofar. It’s made from a sheep’s horn and comes with either a natural or a polished finish. Its length is usually between 8" to 24".
Silver coated Shofar
Either sterling silver or silver plated, this decorated shofar will make a great gift option.
The antique shofar
This shofar, a Jewish ceremonial instrument made from a ram’s horn, was the first Judaica piece collected by Cyrus Adler for the National Museum in 1889. Adler’s grandfather, Leopold Sulzberger, brought it with him to the United States when he emigrated from Germany in 1838.
© 2001, Smithsonian Institution Press.
Other interesting options
In ancient times anointing with oil was conducted on special occasions such as dedication.
This is a kosher animal of the antelope family. Its coloring is usually deep black and its length ranges between 20"-32".