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Tallitot are Jewish emblems that are essential for any Jewish ceremony. Adorning a beautiful tallit in any meaningful occasion is no doubt exciting. But do you have a feeling of uncertainty and confusion while choosing the right size? Whether you yourself or your relatives buy tallitot for you, the wrong size leads you to a wardrobe malfunction. Do not worry! In this blog, you will get a clear idea about the standard size of different tallitot and where you can get the best tallitot that match your perfect size and preferable design.
The standard size depends upon the way you want to carry a tallit
While searching for ideal Tallitot to gift someone for Bar Mitzvah or Bat Mitzvah ceremony or buying it for yourself, you must take into consideration several factors.
In general, there are two styles of best-selling tallit sizes. The most popular one is adorned as a Shawl that comes in a standard size of 20"x72" and the design pattern features on one side of the tallit. The second one is traditional that showcases a full-size design which measures 55"x72". Typically refers to the ’60 size tallit’, this design is worn over the arms and shoulders with multiple folding. However, in superior designs, the design pattern appears on both sides of the tallitot.
Be sure of your body structure and the desired style
Besides showcasing the huge collection of classic and modern tallit designs, the Judaica tallit shops can provide concrete information and guide during the buying process. First, you need to inform them the current height, potential final height, and chest size of the soon to be Bat Mitzvah girl or Bar Mitzvah boy. Secondly, after the body structure, the desired Tallit style also matters – you need to inform them whether the groom or bride prefers wearing it in a shawl-like style or traditional one which is worn folded multiple times over the shoulders and arms.
If you cannot choose an accurate Tallit size, you can try on a tallit belongs to a congregation member or your family members to estimate more or less the desired size. In order to be as precise as possible, it is always a good practice. Thus, you can evaluate which Tallit size and style would be the most comfortable for you.
In any confusion with size and design, Galilee Silk would be your one-stop destination
Galilee silk is a renowned Israeli hand-painted tallit manufacturer that follows the standard size of 20"x72" for the shawl style Tallit worn by young men and adults. On the other hand, we follow the size of 55"x72" for the standard Traditional style. Moreover, since we manufacture and ship all hand-made Tallitot, we can make a custom Tallit in any size required. Not only that, but we will also be glad to assist you in finding the right size, based on your customized requirements.
Other than size, another confusing thing while choosing the right tallit for you is design. Our tallitot collection feature stunningly decorated collars and panels which results in absolutely jaw-dropping shawl tallitot that will draw the limelight upon you! These hand-made designs are created by intricate embroidery, paintings, and stunning appliques in a number of vibrant colors. You can also choose clear white backgrounds with various Jerusalem motifs or the Tree of Life Tallit to be the center of attraction on your special day.