These 27 Unique Menorahs Will Light Up Your Wedding Registry

Break out the dreidels, latkes and these cool menorahs, it's time for the Festival of Lights.
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Kim Forrest
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Kim Forrest
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Updated Oct 20, 2021
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A menorah (a candelabrum with eight candleholders, plus a central candle known as the shamash) is not only an important part of the eight-day Hanukkah celebration—it will serve as a cherished décor piece that can be passed down from generation to generation. But if classic Judaica feels a little too traditional, not to worry! Whether you're looking for a minimalist vibe, a bold and colorful piece or an industrial-style menorah, there are plenty of unique menorahs that are sure to suit your style. Don't forget to add these to your wedding registry—guests love to purchase these as wedding, engagement or shower gifts.

My Judaica Art Contemporary Menorah

silver menorah with blue bubbles on each candle holder

Looking for a unique menorah that combines a traditional shape with a touch of whimsy? This menorah features brightly-colored bubbles on each candleholder for a cheerful vibe.

Anthropologie Stoneware Menorah

Stoneware menorah with stars painted on it

At first glance, this menorah might look like something your grandmother would have owned. But look at little closer, and you'll find a cute celestial designs that's equal parts modern and whimsical.

Jonathan Adler Dachshund Menorah

dog shaped menorah

Dog lovers, do we have the menorah for you! Leave it to Jonathan Adler to create a whimsical menorah in the shape of a dachshund—how cute!

Dinosaur Menorah

gold dinosaur menorah

This scary-cute gold dinosaur menorah is perfect for dino-lovers of all ages. Your loved ones will be clamoring to buy you this fun piece as a creative wedding gift.

Creative Judaica Pomegranate Menorah

gold menorah with pomegranates and birds

Pomegranates play a significant and symbolic role in Judaism, so including the beautiful fruit on a menorah is a no-brainer. We also love the sweet little lovebirds at the menorah's base, making this a perfect gift for a pair of newlyweds.

Apeloig Collection Menorah/Flower Vase

pink acrylic menorah

Yes, you read that correctly: This pretty-in-pink menorah also doubles as a bud vase once the holiday is over—just remove the metal cups and add fresh blooms. Also, important to note: This menorah is meant to be used with oil cups, not wax Hanukkah candles.

Michael Aram Palm Menorah

gold palm tree menorah

We love this tropical take on the traditional Tree of Life menorah. The gold palm tree has a rustic-meets-beachy feel that's ideal for couples who love some fun in the sun.

Kate Spade New York Oak Street Menorah

pastel colored menorah

If standard silver or gold just isn't your style, this pastel-hued porcelain menorah is a lovely option. Kate Spade's Judaica collection also features a matching seder plate, kiddush cup, and Shabbat candlesticks, should you wish to add the entire set to your wedding registry for a cohesive look.

Jonathan Adler Mohawk Menorah

mohawk menorah

This menorah is totally punk rock. Yes, this porcelain menorah takes the traditional candelabra to the next level, and we're totally obsessed.

Unique Jewish Jewelry Travel Menorah

colorful travel menorah

If you'll be on the go this holiday season, this travel menorah easily snaps together to create a Hanukkah setup anywhere, anytime. If you're the DIY type, you'll love mixing and matching the colors to create a like-new menorah every night.

My Judaica Art Aluminum Menorah

blue aluminum menorah

If you're going for a more industrial vibe, this unique aluminum menorah features a simple design with candleholders in varying shades of blue. It's also available in a rainbow-colored style.

Michael Aram Black Orchid Menorah

black orchid menorah

You probably never thought you'd hear the words "goth" and "menorah" in the same sentence, but here we are. This Michael Aram bestseller is made of blackened nickel and features orchids for a nature-inspired vibe.

Studio Armadillo Heart Tangram Hanukkah Menorah

neon pink heart shaped menorah

This menorah features ten separate parts—nine candleholders which can be arranged in different shapes, including a flower, an animal or, yes, a heart, and a bright pink tray. You'll love mixing up the menorah's shape each night.

The Holiday Aisle Contemporary Aluminum Menorah

colorful inlay menorah

This multicolor modern menorah features a beautiful array of hues. It's a beautiful piece that you'll want to display in your home long after the Jewish holiday has ended.

Studio Armadillo Origami Menorah

white folded menorah

This one-of-a-kind menorah resembles folded paper origami—but it's actually made of white ceramic. It's totally contemporary and is sure to wow your holiday guests.

ANNA New York Coluna Menorah

unique silver menorah

With a marble base and curved candleholder design, this unique menorah definitely makes a statement while remaining stylish and simple.

Zion Judaica Artistic Barren Winter Tree Menorah

tree branch menorah

The Tree of Life menorah is a common style, and we love this contemporary, winter-themed take. Featuring candleholders on a bare branch, this unique menorah is perfect for the season.

Nambe Geo Menorah

wood and metal menorah

If your home décor style leans more midcentury modern, this metal-and-wood Nambe menorah is an ideal addition to your wedding registry.

Michael Aram Twist Menorah

twisted menorah

Here's a "twist" (get it?) on a classic silver menorah. The unique twisted shape is eye-catching, yet it's traditional enough to please Grandma.

Via Maris Trace Menorah

clay colored menorah

Looking for a menorah that's simple yet stunning? This Via Maria piece is made of steel and aluminum, and is available in four colors—terra cotta, dark blue, white and yellow.

Tizo Crystal Glass Menorah

crystal glass menorah

If your style skews more boho than traditional, this crystal glass menorah will be the perfect centerpiece to your Hanukkah celebration.

Wallaby By Shelly Oil Menorah

silver oil cup menorah

This may be the most unique menorah we've seen. It arrives completely flat, and on each night of Hanukkah, a new branch is folded to create an oil cup holder. Yes, in lieu of traditional menorah candles, the oil cups (sold separately) are a nod to the story of Hanukkah.

Simon Pearce Woodbury Menorah

black menorah

If your home screams dark and moody, this Simon Pearce menorah will look just right. It's so chic, you'll want to leave it out on display year-round.

Lenox Blessings Metal Menorah

silver pomegranate menorah

Another pomegranate-themed menorah, this one in a more classic silver aluminum. We particularly love the tree-inspired twisted base.

Studio Armadillo Paper Cut Menorah

gold paper cut menorah

We are so into this brass menorah, which is inspired by a Mandala design and laser cut to perfection. This piece, handmade by Israeli artists, definitely earns a place on your wedding registry.

Godinger Reserve Judaica Menorah

silver vine menorah

The vine-like shapes on this stainless steel menorah give it a classic-yet-contemporary feel. It's sure to be a showpiece for many Hanukkahs to come.

Jonathan Adler Peacock Menorah

white and gold peacock menorah

Peacocks have been a beloved home décor motif for a while now, so why not add this funky-cute white-and-gold peacock menorah to your registry?

Aviv Judaica Electric Menorah

silver electric menorah

Some prefer an electric menorah, but we find that most electric menorahs look the same. This one stood out to us—we love the modern arch shape, inspired by a rainbow.

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