Money Clip Business Card Holder with Mother of Pearl Korean Poetry
This unique mother of pearl money clip business card holder is ornamented with mother of pearl design of Sijo, traditional Korean poetry with fixed forms written in Korean alphabet and Dancheong, the Korean art of painting buildings and temples with bright color patterns. The arrangement of intricate design's iridescence and color of mother of pearl creates wonderful harmony with the black background, making it a remarkably attractive piece. The embossed arabesque pattern on the backside and inside surface, which helps prevent slipping, adds beautiful panache to this money clip business card holder.
Invented in 1443 by King Sejong the Great and a selected group of Joseon scholars under his reign, the Korean writing system called Hangeul ('Korean Writing') is the only alphabet system in human history whose authors and date of invention are clearly known. Records say that the 14 consonants and 10 vowels of the system were created from the basis of the Korean philosophy that the universe consists of heaven, earth and humankind, as well as the shapes of the organs that make sound. Its scientific system is regarded by international linguists as the world's greatest alphabet system as it can express all sounds with its 14 consonants and 10 vowels. This is one of the reasons why Hangeul is regarded as the most scientific writing system in mankind has ever known. Read More