This stunning storage box is a masterpiece of Korean traditional craftsmanship that showcases the beauty and elegance of natural mother of pearl. The box is large and spacious, measuring 59 cm x 30 cm x 29 cm. It is made of high-quality wood and lacquer, and decorated with intricate mother of pearl inlay that forms a gorgeous butterfly pattern on the lid and sides.
The box has a hinged lid that opens to reveal a spacious interior lined with orange silk and golden string. The box also has a removable tray with compartments for storing jewelry or other small items. The interior of the box is designed to protect your valuables from dust and damage, and to provide easy access and organization.
The box is adorned with a delicate butterfly motif that symbolizes love, happiness, and freedom. The butterfly is a common theme in Korean art and culture, and represents the transformation and rebirth of life. The box also reflects iridescent colors when exposed to light, creating a dazzling effect that enhances its beauty and charm.
This storage box is not only a beautiful and versatile storage solution, but also a meaningful and auspicious gift. In Korean culture, this type of box is often used to store important things before wedding, such as letters, photos, or heirlooms. It is also a popular wedding gift that expresses the wish for a happy and prosperous marriage. This storage box is a limited quantity item that is only available while supplies last. It is a perfect gift for someone who appreciates Korean culture and craftsmanship, or for yourself as a stunning addition to your home decor.
ABOUT NAJEON ART: - What is Najeon Chilgi? Najeon Chilgi is a traditional Korean art form that involves inlaying mother-of-pearl on lacquered wooden items. These items range from jewelry boxes to chests, dressers and desks, and they are considered to be cultural assets of Korea.
- What are the materials used in Najeon Chilgi? The two main materials used in Najeon Chilgi are natural lacquer and mother-of-pearl. Lacquer is a resin extracted from trees that forms a durable and glossy coating. Mother-of-pearl is a material made from the inner layer of pearl oysters or abalones, and it has a shining and iridescent beauty.
- How is Najeon Chilgi made? Najeon Chilgi is made through a complex and meticulous process that consists of more than twenty steps. The process can be roughly divided into five stages: 1. Pasting hemp cloth on the surface of the wooden frame to make it smooth and sturdy. 2. Coating the surface with several layers of lacquer to create a pitch black background. 3. Spraying powdered ox bone on the surface to enhance the adhesion and brightness of the mother-of-pearl. 4. Inlaying the patterned mother-of-pearl on the surface to create various designs and motifs. 5. Repeating the lacquering and polishing until the surface is smooth and shiny. It takes 3 to 6 months to complete a single product of Najeon Chilgi.