Ojimi Bead - Sandalwood

Ojime are a type of bead which originated in Japan. They were worn between the inrō and netsuke and are typically under an inch in length. Each is carved into a particular shape and image, similar to the netsuke, though smaller. The history of Ojime beads dates back to the Edo period.
Approx. 2” X 1″ X 1″