Tree Frog Bead Boxwood Netsuke Figures Bead
Tree Frog Bead Boxwood Netsuke Figures Bead
Tree Frog Bead Boxwood Netsuke Figures Bead
Tree Frog Bead Boxwood Netsuke Figures Bead

Tree Frog Bead Boxwood Netsuke Figures Bead

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Netsuke pronunciation: ˈnetso͝oˌkē net-soo-key.

In traditional Japanese dress from the 17th century, the inro box hung from the obi (belt) of a kimono, on a double cord. At the top of the cord, a large carving called a netsuke 根付 acted as a toggle to anchor the inro.  

Most of our netsuke have authentic double-holes in the base, so when strung on a necklace they will hang upside-down.  

Netsuke definition: The term or two characters in Japanese for Netsuke mean root or to attach to.

Tree Frog bead boxwood Netsuke bead measures 38 by 45 by 38mm.