Monthly Archives: April 2011

Replica of the great 12th century Goryeo Celadon vase

  This Celadon vase is a replica of ‘Korean National Treasure No.68’, a Celadon Vase, created in the 12th century (Goryeo Dynasty:918~1392). Though the voluminous nature and smooth curves are characteristic of Chinese ceramics of the Song Dynasty, Goryeo had differentiated its style … Continue reading

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A way of supporting Traditional Arts and Crafts in Korea

India may be an incredible country but unfortunately the people who slaved away to secure a place on the world map for this country are not shining. Most national award winning craftsmen whose exquisite crafts helped earn India a high world status … Continue reading

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Asian Arts and Crafts – Korean Mother of Pearl Inlaid Lacquer Ware

Mother-of-pearl, also known as nacre, is an organic-inorganic composite material produced by certain mollusks as an inner shell layer, and accumulated in other shells, such as freshwater pearl mussels, in the form of pearls. It is very strong, resilient, and … Continue reading

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BMW enhanced with Korean Traditional Mother of Pearl Inlay Mastery

On April 1st, 2011, a motor show was held in Seoul, Korea. BMW took this opportunity to showcase one particular revelation, the BMW 7 Series elegantly adorned in Mother-of-Pearl by none other than Master Sohn Dae Hyun; a well-known and respected artisan; a … Continue reading

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