Category Archives: Mother of Pearl Lacquer Ware

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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