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Create a mother-of-pearl inlaid plate

art class

Create a mother-of-pearl inlaid plate

167 reviews
22 recent guests said this is a once-in-a-lifetime experience
Duration
2.5 hours
Group size
Up to 5 people
Includes
Drinks, Equipment
Hosted in
English, Korean
art class

Create a mother-of-pearl inlaid plate

art class

Create a mother-of-pearl inlaid plate

167 reviews
22 recent guests said this is a once-in-a-lifetime experience
Duration
2.5 hours
Group size
Up to 5 people
Includes
Drinks, Equipment
Hosted in
English, Korean

What you'll do

This two-hour workshop is designed for beginners. We will take a brief look at the history of Najeon Chilgi—the Korean wooden lacquerware inlaid with mother-of-pearl. Made from the shining, unchangeable beauty of pearl oyster or abalone, mother-of-pearl is smooth, iridescent, and is considered to be the jewel of the orient. The traditional Najeon Chilgi technique is complicated and takes a long time. During this workshop, we will use a technique that cuts the mother of pearl and we'll stick in these pieces to decorate a wooden plate, or a handheld mirror like a little mosaic. I will also have prepared the pre-cut pieces of shell, which will be easy to stick. All materials and tools will be provided and you will be offered a choice of different designs. Of course, you can also bring an image if you have one in your mind. You will enjoy a well-deserved drink after you've finished creating your masterpiece, which you'll get to take home with you.

Your host

Learn more about Ina

Ina

I studied design and ceramic art in South Korea and the United Kingdom. Currently, I teach painting and crafts in Seoul, and I also do some personal art projects. I would like to share the pleasure of making something by hand, and the respect for craftsmanship, with my guests.

What's included

Drinks
Coffee, tea, snacks
Equipment
Mother-of-pearl, tools, package

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Where you'll be

This workshop will be held at my home, where my family have been living for about 20years. It's not a fancy studio, but it will give you a good chance to peep into the real life of Seoul.

Availability

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

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Guest requirements

Up to 5 guests ages 7 and up can attend.

More tips

The shape of plate will be varied depends on its supply. Please be informed that we have stairs in the place, sorry for any inconvenience.

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Ina
Create a mother-of-pearl inlaid plate
167 reviews
From $54/person
167 reviews
From $54/person