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Netsuke - Beaded Throughout History

Netsuke - Beaded Throughout History

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Netsuke is basically miniature sculptures which have now become a collectable item. Netsuke was a carved piece on the cord of the (sagemono) or a hanging compartment, that was kept tight by the cord bead or 'ojime', placed between the 'inro' and the netsuke. The inro hanged from the kimono sash (obi) and the netsuke was placed below the sash, holding the Sagemono in its place.
Netsuke is basically miniature sculptures which have now become a collectable item. Netsuke was a carved piece on the cord of the (sagemono) or a hanging compartment, that was kept tight by the cord bead or 'ojime', placed between the 'inro' and the netsuke. The inro hanged from the kimono sash (obi) and the netsuke was placed below the sash, holding the Sagemono in its place.

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Netsuke - BeadedThroughout History
Netsuke
is basically miniature sculptures whichhave now become a collectable item. Netsuke was acarved piece on the cord of the (sagemono) or ahanging compartment, that was kept tight by thecord bead or 'ojime', placed between the 'inro' andthe netsuke. The inro hanged from the kimono sash(obi) and the netsuke was placed below the sash,holding the Sagemono in its place.Japanese are known for their delicate carving. Netsuke is basically miniature sculptures whichhave now become a collectable item. Netsuke was acarved piece on the cord of the (sagemono) or ahanging compartment, that was kept tight by the cord bead or 'ojime', placed betweenthe 'inro' and the netsuke. The inro hanged from the kimono sash (obi) and the netsukewas placed below the sash, holding the Sagemono in its place.They used to have a practical purpose of being a toggle which helped secure thingsthat were hanged from the kimono. In the beginning, the
netsuke
was made of wood, but later on more expensive materials came into being and you can find old netsukecrafted out of amber, bone, antlers, ivory both elephant and marine with exotic precious stone inlays and carvings. Netsuke was in vogue from the 17th to the early part of the 19th century but after the MeijiRestoration, it gradually disappeared after Westernclothes came into focus.There are four types of netsuke basically: Katabori(common and compact), Manju (flat resembling a button), Sashi (long and thin) and Kagamibuta (lidand bowl). Collectors prefer the different styles of netsuke specially the decorative mask netsukewhich were miniature replicas of the masks worn inthe popular plays of Noh and Kyogen. Another  popular choice is the carved human figure(katabori) and Kagamibuta, comprising of a set of netsuke which have a metal lid and bowl,

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