Hand Mirror Inlaid with Mother of Pearl Orchid – Regular and Magnifying
Unlike other machine-cut printed mother of pearl designs, the mother of pearl designs on this unique hand mirror, which are delicately jigsaw-cut by hands, are individually inlaid by our skilled artisan as shown in the large pictures. The arrangement of iridescent design's luster and color made of two different types of mother of pearl creates wonderful harmony with the red background, making it a remarkably attractive piece. This hand mirror has two mirrors - a regular and a magnifying.
Both the fully bloomed orchid blossoms and butterflies hovering over them are captured vividly, displaying the tradition of Korean crafts that favor adorning objects with idyllic natural scenes. The orchid, one of the "four noble beings" (sagunja), that emits a fragrant aroma in a deep valley, symbolizes a noble sage leading an austere life. Read More