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14 Nun Earring 3d printed

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14 Nun Earring 3d printed
14 Nun Earring 3d printed

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14 Nun Earring

3D printed in sterling silver mechanically polished to reveal classic beauty and slight texture.

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  • Nun is the fourteenth letter of the hebrew alphabet.
  • Pronounciation: N
  • Example: naal, shoe.
  • In gematria, nun represents the number 50. 
  • The letter nun represents loyalty, soul and emergence.

Nun is believed to be derived from an egyptian hieroglyph of a snake (the hebrew word for snake, nachash, begins with a nun, snake in aramaic is nun, and whale in arabic is nun).

The phoenician letter was named nun,fish, but the glyph has been suggested to descend from a proto-canaanite nahs "snake", based on the name in ethiopic.

Nahs in arabic literally means "bad luck".

The cognate letter in semitic languages of Ethiopia is nehas, which also means "brass".

As in arabic, nun in hebrew can stand as an abbreviation for neqevah, feminine.

In medieval rabbinic writings, nun sophit,final nun, stood for "son of" (hebrew ben or arabic ibn).

In the game of dreidel, a rolled nun passes play to the next player with no other action.

The word amen stands for emunah, faith.
When we answer amen, it means that we acknowledge that we believe in the manifestation of God in what we have heard. (source: Shabat 110b).

When the shema prayer is recited without the minyan, it is preceded by the El melech neeman, God Faithful King. The initials of the three words form the word amen, which stands for:
  • Alef - first
  • Mem - melech, king
  • Nun - infinite beyond time, aharon, last, because when everything is gone, God remains. (source: Maharal)

Nun is connected to fertility, continuity and the ability to increase and multiply.

Nun also stands for the 50 gates of wisdom of Binah.

Below you can see the movie of the production process of a clay prototype of a hebrew letter. Later the prototype is used to design a jewel.
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14 Nun Earring
1.52 x 0.91 x 3.01 cm
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