[INQ. NO. 1401C28] Najeon Cjilgi, the wooden lacquer ware inlaid with mother-of-pearl is a valuable 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 is made from the shining, unchanged beauty of pearl oyster or abalone. Traditional technique is a complicated and painstaking process consisting of more than 20 steps. It takes 3~6 months to complete a product.
Gakyung Art Co., Ltd. is a company that specializes in producing the Korean Traditional Najeon Chilgi. By the modernization of the traditional production technique, Gakyung Art has concentrated on production of Najeon Chilgi crafts as a daily necessity and is a leading company devoted to introducing Korean traditional culture to the world through succeeding tradition and development. Its main products include business card cases, cellular straps, business card cases, key rings, jewelry boxes, hand mirrors, etc.
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