bamboo is a symbol of Oriental beauty in traditional and contemporary asian culture
it represents moral integrity, fortitude , modesty and loyalty to be known as 'the gentlemen of plants'
The famous poet Bai Juyi (1772-846) summarized the virtues of bamboo according to its characteristics: its deep root denotes resoluteness, the straight stem represents honour and its clean exterior exemplifies chastity.
daenamu stands for bamboo in Korean.
below a selection of bamboo utensils for daily use