Hanji refers to the traditional Korean handmade paper made of mulberry bark. This type of durable paper is then used to make various products like wallpaper, lamps, boxes, hand fans, and stationery.
A hanji doll for a little girl? A hanji picture frame for a friend? What better than a usable souvenir that holds a culture within itself?
There are several Hanji craft shops in Seoul where you can learn to make various Hanji products. Why don’t you try it out and bring home your finished craft for a loved one. There is nothing more unique than that!
Best gifts for: Family and friends
Portable level: Manageable
Price range: KRW1,000 (US$1) and above
Where to buy