.Traditional knots (maedup, 매듭) have been used for various purposes throughout the ages. They were first only worn by royal families, but were later admired and used by common people. Nowadays, this traditional craft is preserved by skillful artists and is often viewed as a modern artform. These beautiful works of art can be purchased in the shops of Insadong or in the Dong-Lim Knot Museum. For more information, visit: http://english.visitkorea.or.kr/enu/SI/SI_EN_3_1_1_1.jsp?cid=562863.