Mother-of-Pearl Craft Making Class in Seoul

From US$21.50

DIY Mother-of-Pearl Experience in Bukchon Hanok Village

Wanna make your own beautiful craft souvenirs made from mother-of-pearl? Let’s learn to create hand-made hairband, brooch or hand mirror that give off sparkling light and mesmerizing colors of natural seashells. With the instruction of a top artisan, you will know more about the history of mother-of-pearl craftworks and be able to make some sophisticated souvenirs for yourself!

Short Information

Mon,Wed,Fri,Sat,Sun : 2:00pm/3:00pm/4:00pm
60 min
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Tour type
Minimum pax
2 pax
Booking due
3 days
Maximum pax
30 pax
Minimum age: 10 years old
Meeting location
B1F, 42-3, Bukchon-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul
- 60 min mother-of-pearl craft class with instructor
- Materials and tools


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Traditional Mother-of-Pearl Craft Experience

Mother-of-pearl is a natural craft material made from thinly processed seashells with vibrant colors. It has sophisticated and beautiful colors that cannot be created artificially.  Let’s join the mother-of-pearl craft class by Lee Yeong-ok, a master-hand at mother-of-pearl craftwork. You can learn about the history of this traditional art and make your own fashion accessories such as hand mirror, business card case, hairband and brooch. Craft your own souvenir in a workshop in the middle of Bukchon Hanok Village – where Korean traditional and modern beauty coexist!


  • Experience Korean traditional mother-of-pearl craft
  • Make your own fashion accessories from mother-of-pearl

  • See many beautiful craftworks made by the artisans

  • Enjoy the scenery of Bukchon Hanok Village

mother of pearl mirror

▲ Want to make yourself a beautiful mirror like this?

mother of pearl instructing

▲ Join our class and learn to make mother-of-pearl artworks.

mother of pearl many types of mirrors

▲You can create mirrors…

mother of pearl card holders

▲…card holders…

mother of pearl boxes

▲ And many things more! 

mother of pearl zoom-in

▲ Create unique souvenir that give off sparkling light and mesmerizing colors of natural seashells!


Price What is included

Hand mirror

US$21.50 /Person

  • 60 min mother-of-pearl craft class with instructor
  • All materials and tools

Brooch and necklace

US$26.00 /Person


US$31.00 /Person


US$31.00 /Person

Business card wallet

US$35.00 /Person

**What is not included
  • Other personal expenses
  • Lacquer class at 15:00 on Saturday (additional cost of 10,000 won)


Mother-of-pearl Craft Class

  • Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun 2:00pm~3:00pm / 3:00pm~4:00pm / 4:00pm~5:00pm

10 mins

Introduction of class

40 mins

Inlaying with mother-of-pearl

10 mins 




Go out of Anguk Station (안국역) –> Enter Exit 2 of the station –> go straight about 359m (take one crosswalk) –> Turn right into the alley when you reach Kwangjuyo store


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  • Participants must be over 10 years old

  • Children of 5 ~9 years old must be accompanied with guardian

  • Please make sure to arrive on time.
  • The same price applies for both adults and children.
  • Purchase of additional patterns (initials, etc.) available.

Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund: 4 business days (by 5 pm KST) before the selected date
  • 70% refund: 2-3 business days (by 5 pm KST) before the selected date
  • No refund: After 5 pm KST 2 business days before the selected date or No show


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