Posts Tagged ‘Papercutting’

Ruth Mergi’s Exquisite Papercuts

Ruth Mergi’s journey from law to full-time artist is inspiring. Her heart has always belonged to art. These days she devotes herself full-time to creating exquisite works of hand-cut and laser-cut paper art ketubahs, home blessings, and fine art.

I hope after you read my interview with Ruth you’ll be inspired to follow your passion in life and work, whatever it may be.

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I love how old Jewish traditions prevail and evolve over time. Jewish papercutting has been around since the 14th century. Jewish papercuts are primarily used in the home to celebrate rituals, holidays and family life. They’re such a beautiful expression of Judaism.

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