Approximate Size: L 3.75" x W 2.25" x 5/16". Holds up to 18 standard size business cards. Weight 2 oz. Mirror polished Stainless Steel Case. Secure open and close tab. Comes in a satin lined box. Hand Made in Korea.
This stunning one-of-a-kind business card holder features an intricate kaleidoscopic design that is delicately hand-painted onto an inlay of Mother of Pearl. The natural colors, beauty, and iridescent luster of Nacre (Mother of Pearl), show off the delicate mastery of the craftspeople and creates a remarkably attractive art piece.
Najeon Chilgi - Mother of Pearl inlaid laquerware - is a time-honored representative art form of Korea that has been practiced for over a thousand years. The painstaking process is done completely by hand to create a gleaming surface with stunning illuminated inlaid scenes delicately cut from select pieces of Nacre - pearl oyster or abalone that are designed and prepared using traditional techniques. The traditional technique is complicated and consists of more than 20 steps. It can take 3 to 6 months to complete some of the larger items. The intricately designed pattern of mother-of-pearl is cut and inlaid, and a several layers of lacquer are applied. It is polished to a smooth finish that highlights the shimmering patterns.