Antique Japanese Wood Ojime Bead

SKU: BC2478 $73.50

A wood ojime bead, with alternating dark and light layers.

1 in stock

Description

A wood ojime bead, with alternating dark and light layers.  Ojime were traditionally used in Japan to hold the inro box closed as part of a Sagemono set (encompassing the Inro, Ojime, and Netsuke) where daily items were stored and worn.  The Japanese were renowned for making utilitarian things beautifully!