Lacquer ware inlaid new mother of pearl handcrafted jewelry box case, jewel box. By overlaping the mother of pearl become more colorful and look solid. This technique could use only in royal palace. Meaning Of Ten Symbols Of Longevity. Longevity has been studied since ancient times in Asian and Middle Eastern countries, including Egypt and Korea. These are ancient cultures of the world and every culture in has made its own contributions to the subject of longevity. All these countries have symbolized and characterized longevity using their own theories and have developed these theories further as time went by. In spite of having so many explanations from thousands of years, it has not yet been completely understood as to why some people die early and why some live longer. People have tried to explain longevity using several symbols for their own interpretation. Explorers and travelers who have visited various countries have studied the subject of longevity in different cultures and have consolidated the information they have obtained from different places related to longevity. Lacquer wares inlaid with Mother of pearl. Najeon Chilgi, the wooden lacquerware inlaid with Mother-of-Pearl, is truly a cultural asset of Korea. The art of Najeon Chilgi is used to make items from jewelry boxes to chests, dressers and desks. The two main materials used in making Najeon Chilgi are the lacquer coating and mother-of-pearl. Korean mother-of-pearl made from the shining, unchangeable beauty of pearl oyster or abalone, is. Considered to be the jewel of the Orient. Traditional technique is a complicated and painstaking process consisting of more than twenty steps. The manufacturing can be roughly divided into several processes; pasting hemp cloth on the surface. Of the wooden frame; coating the surface with natural lacquer; spraying powdered ox bone on the surface. Inlaying the patterned mother-of-pearl on the pitch black background; and then repetition of lacquering. It takes 36 months to complete a product. The art of Najeon Chilgi dates back to the Nakrang period. According to research, Najeon Chilgi already prevailed in the period of Shilla(710AD). Then the government operated a workshop system to make Najeon Chilgi products in the reign of. King Munjong in Koryo(11AD). The Najeon Chilgi made there were presented to foreign Kings and envoys. Art pieces of Najeon Chilgi are kept in museums of Japan, Germany, U. A, England, Netherlands and. Many other countries all over the world. The varnishing with lacquer is the strongest among varnishes. Which makes life of these pieces permanent. EXCEPT WEEKEND AND HOLIDAYS. Thank you very much for your understanding. We will do our best to solve your problems and satisfaction. We strive to provide 5-star customer service. We can improve our customer service for you and for future buyers. United Kingdom, United States and Canada. India, Italy, Russia, South America and Middle-East Asia. The item “Lacquer mother of pearl handmade nacre 4 drawer wood jewelry jewel box #1581″ is in sale since Wednesday, October 9, 2013. This item is in the category “Jewellery & Watches\Jewellery Boxes & Supplies\Jewellery Boxes”. The seller is “jmb0008″ and is located in kwangmyoung, kyounggi. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Type: Boxes
- Subtype: Gift/ Storage Boxes
- Suitable For: ring,necklace,earring,bracelet
- Material: abalone shell,nacre,mother of pearl
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Korea, Republic of
- gift set: birthday,anniversary,christmas,wedding bride groom
- Brand: jmcore