Antique Wooden Jewelry Box Design with Mother-of-Pearl Entirely Handmade Gifts
Antique Jewelry Box Long Life Emblem Design with Mother-of-pearl. "Wooden Jewelry Box Inlaid with Mother of Pearl Long Life Emblems" -This unique octagonal wooden jewelry box is elegantly decorated with a mother of pearl design of sipjangsaeng, 10 creatures that ancient Koreans, influenced by the Taoist philosophy, believed were created to enjoy eternal youth: sun, stone, water, cloud, pine tree, deer, bulnocho ('herb of eternal youth'), turtle, crane, and mountain. Inspired by the belief in a Taoist utopian world resided by Taoist elders who had found the secret of eternal life, ancient Koreans revealed their dreams of such a world through the 10 creatures. Size: 300mm x 190mm x 160mm / 11.82 x 7.48. " x 6.30"(W x D x H) - Weight: 2,450g - Material: MDF with Najeon Chilgi, Natural mother of pearl, Velvet. "About Mother of pearl lacquerware". Mother of pearl lacquerware is an object of craftwork by inlaying the shell pieces colored pearls in various forms of drawings or patterns on the lacquered chests or wooden plates inlaid by one of the lacquerware skills that decorate the surfaces of vessels or furniture by the shell of clamps, turban shells or abalones along with lacquering.
Mother of pearl lacquerware with its fineness and mystique has been in love for a long time as korean own object of craftwork, and the lacquerware production having a delicate pattern-effect that shines like pearls in the coal-black reqires the repetitive and precise handiwork with the materials from natural trees and abalones or turban shells native in deep sea, also lumber or feldspar and a variety of other materials, and complicated lacquering process. Mother of pearl lacquer is a high-class item with the brilliant color and appearance and this is quite popular as a gift for a national guest nowdays. The item "Antique Wooden Jewelry Box Design with Mother-of-Pearl Entirely Handmade Gifts" is in sale since Sunday, May 15, 2016.
This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Jewelry Boxes & Organizers\Jewelry Boxes". The seller is "clickkorea" and is located in Seoul, Dongjak-gu. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Brand: Dooreart
- Primary Material: Wood
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Korea, Republic of
- Material: mother-of-pearl