Galaxy S
Galaxy S
Galaxy S
Galaxy S
2012

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Galaxy S

Mobile phone

SAMSUNG Electronics Co., Ltd.

This mobile phone case is made of natural mother of pearl, traditionally used as a symbolic material in Korean crafts due to its unique color and long-lasting sense of sophistication. Previously, the only way of applying mother of pearl to a product was through a manual process. To attach mother of pearl to the exterior of a cutting-edge electronic product, we developed in-mold technology: mother of pearl is processed to appear as if it has been through the damascene process, then applied to printed film and inserted into a mold, which is followed by injection molding. This technology has made mass production possible.

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