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11/30/2004 06:27 PM ID: 44806 Permalink   

New Korean Fad: Umbilical Cord Plated In Gold

 

In Seoul, South Korea, many parents have been preserving their children's umbilical cord in acrylic resin to a make personal seal and/or have it gold plated.

U&I Impressions reported that 80 to 100 umbilicals a monthhave been treated this way since they started their buisness in August. The prices of this service range from 80,000 won to 100,000 won ($76 to $96).

"The company got the idea from mothers just storing umbilical cords and navels in an album or what-not," stated Suk Tae-jin of Agamo. Keeping children's umbilical cords and creating calligraphy brushes out of their hair has long been a tradition.

 
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  Storing umbilical cords and navels in albums...  
 
.....uhhhh....wouldn't they start to decay, and stink? Sounds disgusting, but then again, in some traditions, its not uncommon to make placenta tea....yuck
 
  by: groulix   11/30/2004 07:36 PM     
  What ever happened  
 
To making foot and hand stamps? Jeez...
 
  by: redheadedwonder   11/30/2004 07:48 PM     
  re: groulix  
 
No, they just dry up. My grandmother has my pop's cord in an album. It grossed the hell outta me when I was a kid.

Glad my mom doesn't do that.
 
  by: Borthox   12/01/2004 12:47 AM     
  Yuck  
 
I'll stick with the hand and foot prints, thank you.
 
  by: Krig   12/01/2004 01:30 AM     
  Do they keep...  
 
the bits left over from circumcisions too?
 
  by: opinionated   12/01/2004 04:03 AM     
  Writing  
 
Writing with umbilical cord hair? Great idea
 
  by: tiggyfiggy   12/01/2004 11:34 AM     
  @tiggy...  
 
....not umbilical cord hair, hair from the childs head.
 
  by: groulix   12/01/2004 02:16 PM     
  Phewww.  
 
Thats a relife cause i didn't even know the umbilicord had hair, just bad wording
"Keeping children's umbilical cords and creating calligraphy brushes out of their hair has long been a tradition."
IT should say the babies hair
but what are you gonig to do
 
  by: tiggyfiggy   12/02/2004 09:31 AM     
 
 
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