Geumbak is a Korean traditional craft for applying extremely thin gold leaf on hanbok, or other fabrics for decoration. Artisans who specialize in the technique are called geumbakjang (금박장) and among them, Kim Deokhwan (김덕환, 金德煥) has been designated as the title holder of the 119th Important Intangible Cultural Property asset.
- 금박 (金箔) (in Korean). Empas / EncyKorea.
- Noh Hyeong-seok (노형석) (2006-09-14). ‘금박장’ 33년만에 무형문화재 김덕환씨 (in Korean). The Hankyorye.
- Choi Eun Soo (최은수). "Research on the gold leaf presented on costumes (복식류(服飾類)에 표현된 금박(金箔))" (PDF) (in Korean and English). The National Folk Museum of Korea.
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