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Due to the Corona Virus, our factory has had to shut down. We were still able to do orders that were placed with due dates prior to April 25th. However if your event date is after that, we will be contacting you on how you want us to proceed. It is still possible to get certain things shipped, so if you have any questions, E MAIL FIRST to mazeltopsmama@aol.com. Thank you! Be kind and be safe! Chaykah

About Us


Your talent is G-d's gift to you.
How you use it, is your gift to G-d.


img-9608.jpgHello! My name is Chaykah and I welcome you to our website. We are proud to introduce you to Mazeltops Yarmalkes. Each yarmalke is handpainted by me. Our hope is to offer a special and unique gift that will make boys and men all over the world, want to cover their heads.

A Jewish man is required to cover his head as a sign of modesty. One interpretation of this requirement is that a man needs to know that he is finite, with limited abilities and knowledge. He needs to be constantly aware that there is a G-d above him.

I have always had a talent for art and remember that as a young girl in school, people were already noticing my ability. 

My talent took me in several directions and over the years, I painted everything from baby bottles, planters, shirts and murals to complete pictures on fingernails!  

When I got married and started our family, I painted murals in the children's bedrooms and people who would see them would offer to pay me to do that. At that time, I thought that my only job in life was going to be a Mommy, but it was not meant to be! Being an Orthodox family meant that when our boys would turn three they would be required to wear Tzitzis and a kippah every day. Of course I wanted my son's to have "special kippot" and one way to accomplish this was to do it myself! If I remember correctly, my first kippah was a Ninja Turtle. My son wore it proudly the first day at his new school. Since it was a new school for us, I am not sure who was more nervous, he or I? Within the first 5 minutes, a mother approached me and asked where I bought his kippah? When I replied that I painted it, she asked if I did it as a business because she could get me a ton of orders. At that moment, Mazeltops Yarmalkes began. Within hours I had already ordered business cards. I was now a Mommy and a yarmalke painter.

Soon the business grew, as did our family. Recently, with the advances of the Internet, we have added a website and the business has grown again. I am now able to reach people from places I had only dreamed of. This business in essence, began with our oldest son. We were blessed after him with a girl and then a boy and then a girl and then another boy! The oldest was just 5 ½ when the fifth one was born, so painting yarmalkes in those days, was done around a table late at night. These days I create them in a special studio area in our home.

I recently saw one of my original designs and was proud to see how far I have come. I love doing each and every yarmalke and I hope if you order one, it will bring joy to someone you love.

Take care and be safe!