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Reporter : Shim Hyun-chul
Tue, January 31, 2023 | 21:56
Najeonchilgi
YANGJU, Gyeonggi Province - A stackable dish box adorned with fragmented nacre pieces shaped in baby's breath flowers remains unfinished and perhaps never will be. Kim Jeong-yeoul, an artisan of "najeonchilgi," or lacquerware inlaid with mother-of-pearl, has stopped working on it since 2008 when he went through the most difficult time in his life.
Australian Open 2019
Japan's Naomi Osaka serves to Latvia's Anastasija Sevastova during their fourth round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 21, 2019. Reuters The roof of Rod Laver Arena is closed during the women's semifinal between Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic and United States' Danielle Collins due to extreme heat at the Austral...
Metal crafting, Master seeks to popularize traditional metal craft
It is no accident that Cartier is one of the world's most esteemed luxury jewelry brands. The French jewelry maker has a 168-year-old tradition of producing jewelry and watches for royalty. Are there any well-known Korean brands that have been making jewelry for a long time, like Cartier?
Pictures of the year 2018
A child sleeps in a bag in the village of Beit Sawa, eastern Ghouta, Syria, March 15, 2018. Reuters Women, photographed from the Chinese side of the border, are seen through binoculars fixed on a building on the Chinese side of the border for sightseers to look across to North Korea, as they cross the bridge from Namyang in North Korea towards the town of Tumen in China,...
Hurricane Michael
This photo made available by NASA shows they eye of Hurricane Michael, as seen from the International Space Station on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. AP Meteorologists John Kaplan and Jack Parrish view data streaming in on their workstation Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018 aboard NOAA's Gulfstream IV jet callsign NOAA-49, a high-tech, high-flying, and high-speed platform used for hur...
Indonesia quake
The remains of a mosque destroyed by the earthquake and tsunami lay in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, October 5, 2018. Reuters Indonesian men survey the damage in Balaroa neighborhood in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018. Home to hundreds of families, the neighborhood was once a patchwork of asphalted streets and tidy houses. Now it looks as if...
17th anniversary of 9/11
People chat in a rooftop bar of a hotel as The Tribute in Light is seen in the sky above Lower Manhattan area of New York from across the Hudson River on the 17th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, in Jersey City, N.J. AP Family members arrive for the 17th anniversary memorial service for the 9/11 terrorist attacks, at the National 9/11 ...
In Seoul, master watchmakers carry on legacy
"Fancy and extravagant watches catch most people's attention these days, but sometimes gazing at simple, yet classic timepieces can be just as enchanting,” said Yoon Hyung-sik, a vintage watch collector and a regular visitor to the backstreet of Yeji-dong, a narrow alley lined with watchmakers' workrooms and vintage boutiques.
Italy bridge collapse
Firefighters climb onto the rubble of the collapsed Morandi motorway bridge to look for victims and survivors in the northern port city of Genoa on August 14, 2018. At least 30 people were killed on August 14 when the giant motorway bridge collapsed in Genoa in northwestern Italy. The collapse of the viaduct, which saw a vast stretch of the A10 freeway tumble on to railway li...
California wildfires
A firefighting helicopter makes a water drop as the sun sets over a ridge burning near Redding, Calif., on Friday, July 27, 2018. AP A structure burns as the Carr fire races along Highway 299 near Redding, Calif., on Thursday, July 26, 2018. AP Forest burns in the Carr Fire on July 30, 2018 west of Redding, California. Six people have died in the massive fire, which...
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