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.
Yemenite Jewish man making traditional gold and silver jewelry and decorations for the Torah, in Jerusalem. The goldsmith is Yossef Zadok, who learned this skill in Yemen and emigrated to Israel in 1949 with many other Yemenite Jews. Mr. Zadok is a 5th generation goldsmith. *I would to sit down and talk to this man for an afternoon, the stories he could tell*