Tag: Korea

Honoring Tradition: Maedeup Artisan’s Gift to Preserve Korean Heritage

Maedeup, the intricate art of Korean ornamental knots, has a storied history dating back to the Goguryeo Kingdom (37 B.C. to A.D. 668). These exquisite knots were once woven into everyday items like pocket straps and norigae (traditional pendants), and they adorned musical instruments and ritual artifacts. The Heyday of Maedeup The Joseon Dynasty marked […]