Inro Designs
Inro; a wearable vessel.
From Wikipedia: Inro: An Inro was a case for holding small objects. Because traditional Japanese garb lacked pockets, objects were often carried by hanging them from the obi, or sash. Most types of these small containers, made of a variety of materials, including wood, ivory, bone, and lacquer, were created for specialized contents, such as money, medicine, tobacco, pipes, writing brush and ink, but inro were suited for carrying anything small.
Netsuke: Whatever the form of the inro, the fastener that secured the cord at the top of the sash was a carved, button-like toggle called a netsuke. These miniature sculptures were invented in 17th century Japan to serve a practical function, to secure the cord holding the inro and Ojimi to the obi or sash.
Ojimi: Ojimi are a type of bead which originated in Japan. They were worn between the inro 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.

Netsuke, like the inro and ojime, evolved over time from being strictly utilitarian into objects of great artistic merit and an expression of extraordinary craftsmanship. Such objects have a long history reflecting the important aspects of Japanese folklore and life.
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