Mother of Pearl Business Card Holder with Three-legged Crow Design
This unique mother of pearl business card holder is ornamented with the design of Samjogo, or three-legged crow, an imaginary holy bird which was believed to live inside the sun and to transport the sun across the sky during the day. It was a highly regarded symbol of power, thought superior to both the dragon and the phoenix during the period of the Goguryeo Kingdom (37 BC-668 AD), the most powerful Korean ancient kingdom rivaled China.
The elaborate adornment with the iridescence of mother of pearl designs makes it an impressive item for collection. The embossed pattern on the backside and inside surface, which helps prevent slipping, adds beautiful panache to this card case. Read More