Mother of Pearl Pen Holder Inlaid with Wood Korean Alphabet Design
This unique mother of pearl wood pencil pen holder is ornamented with a mother of pearl design of Korean alphabet. 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 inner surface is also ornamented with colorful raw mother of pearl pieces, giving the beautiful panache to this wood pencil pen holder. This pencil pen holder brings a sublime natural beauty onto a busy desk covered with modern plastic stationary.
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