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Jewish Yemenite Henna Ceremony.. Photograph by Punam Bean - A Jewish Yemenite Henna Ceremony is a tradition dating as far back as the Bronze Age. The bride-to-be is adorned with ornate jewelry and a headdress in the traditional style of wedding attire of Yemenite Jews.


Photograph of a Yemenite Jewish girl, , Irit Kapach, wearing golden ceremonial dress and gold and silver jewelry. Goldsmiths and other craft people are among the Jews who emigrated to Israel from Yemen. Yemenite Jewish brides in a traditional wedding ceremony may wear this golden dress. The rings and necklaces are made of gold, silver, and jewels. Photograph by Nathan Benn taken November 1, 1979 in Jerusalem, Israel.


387876. A portrait of a woman wearing a costume used at home on Sabbath by Yemenite Jew s.

A Habbani Jewish couple, married in Israel after their 'aliya, mid-20th century. Note the traditional henna and jewelry paired with the Western clothing.


Yemenite Jew Bribal Outfit - Wikipedia Yemenite & Eastern Jews also incorp. henna ceremony; Paste is placed on the bride & groom's palms & their guests. Yemenites had a special affinity for Henna due to biblical & Talmudic references. (Camphire) / in the Song of Solomon, & Talmud." My Beloved is unto me as a cluster of Camphire in the vineyards of En-Gedi" Song of Solomon, 1:14

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