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lucky girl netsuke bead, although she begins to gray she smiles forever with her luck bestowed to who ever she smiles upon!

OH LUCKY GIRL,
YOUR SMILE SO BRIGHT,
LAUGHTER FILLS YOUR FACE,
WE ALL GET OLD SO ITS NOT A RACE,
ENJOY THE RIDE YOU SEEM TO SAY,
FOR HAPPINESS LIES WITHIN AND NOT UPON A WRINKLE FREE FACE!
KNOWLEDGE COMES, WITH WISDOM TOO,
KEEP SMILING GIRL,
WE LOVE YOU,
YES WE DO!

NETSUKE BEAD.... 2- 1/2"

Netsuke;

Netsuke (Japanese:根付) are miniature sculptures that were invented in 17th-century Japan to serve a practical function (the two Japanese characters ne+tsuke mean "root" and "to attach"). Traditional Japanese garments—robes called kosode and kimono—had no pockets; however, men who wore them needed a place to store their personal belongings, such as pipes, tobacco, money, seals, or medicines.

Their solution was to place such objects in containers (called sagemono) hung by cords from the robes' sashes (obi). The containers may have been pouches or small woven baskets, but the most popular were beautifully crafted boxes (inro), which were held shut by ojime, which were sliding beads on cords. Whatever the form of the container, the fastener that secured the cord at the top of the sash was a carved, button-like toggle called a netsuke.

GIRL, netsuke, hand carved wooden, painted, embelished.....LUCKY GIRL bead...

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Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Materials: bass wood, hand painted, swarovski crystal, netsuke bead
  • Feedback: 69 reviews
  • Ships worldwide from New York, United States
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