Antique Mixed Metal Ojime Bead, Japan
Mixed metal ojime bead from 1800's Japan. Base material is Shibuichi, an alloy of copper and silver, with sterling silver details, depicting bunches of grapes and leaves. Measures 24mm long, 10mm diameter, with 4mm hole lined in silver. This bead is in fine condition but has a few holes where insets have fallen out. This bead is signed by the artist! Highly collectible! Unique and one-of-a-kind.