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Wood & Ivory Nut Netsuke Jewelry
Hand Carved with Glass Eyes - All pieces shown below are between 1 1/2 inch - 2 inch tall

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What is "NETSUKE"happy_rabbit37.jpg (19688 bytes)
Netsuke(nets'keh) is a small carving usually of wood or ivory serving as a toggle netsuke is a form of small sculpture which developed in
Japan
over a period of more than three hundred years. Netsuke served both functional and aesthetic purposes. The kimono, the traditional form of Japanese dress, had no pockets. Women would tuck small personal items into their sleeves, but men suspended their tobacco pouches, pipes, purses or writing implements, on a silk cord, from their obi (sash). These hanging objects are called sagemono. To stop the cord from slipping through the obi, a small toggle was attached. This toggle is called a netsuke. (The most popular pronunciation is net-ski, while the actual Japanese is closer to netskeh). A sliding bead (ojime) was strung on the cord between the netsuke and the sagemono to tighten or loosen the opening of the sagemono. The entire ensemble was then worn, at the waist, and functioned as a sort of removable hip pocket. All three objects, the netsuke, the ojime and the different types of sagemono were often beautifully decorated with elaborate carving, lacquer work, or inlays of rare and exotic materials, including: wood, ivory, precious metals, shell, coral and semi-precious stones. more and more elaborate thus developing it into a cherished art form.  In Japan, rabbits symbolize longevity.
The Netsuke below are traditional Netsuke with two holes drilled in the bottom for a cord.

They can be used for display or an ornament.

Short Ear Rabbit
# net100   $25.00
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The Netsuke below were special ordered and a hole is drilled from top to bottom.
They can be strung easily for a pendant.
2 Rabbits in Basket
# net007  $35.00
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Rabbit Eating Carrot
# net001  $25.00

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2 Rabbits
# net101   $25.00
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Rabbit holding Baby
# net103   $25.00
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2 Rabbits (no hole)
# net102   $25.00
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Rabbit Sitting
# net-Z078  $35.00
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Lop Rabbit Holding Baby
# net104   $25.00
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Two Lop Rabbits
# net105   $25.00
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Rabbit with Baby & Carrot
# net220   $35.00
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7 Rabbits Ball

(no hole-small scratch) 
#net-ball
$35.00
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Rabbit Crouching
#net003  $
25

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*NEW*  made from Buffalo Horn
Rabbit with Carrot
#net-horn   $25.00
SALE $15.00
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Rabbit Running
# net006  $25.00
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Rabbit Nurture Bunny
#net-nurt  $35.00
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Light Wood Netsuke
Mama Baby Carrot
# net-L914   $25.00
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Light Wood Netsuke
Rabbit Eating Carrot
# net-Q496  2 3/8" tall   $35.00
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Dark Wood Rabbit Sitting
# net-wn112  $35.00
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Dark Wood Rabbit Scratching
# net-wn415  $35.00
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Light Wood Netsuke
Large White Rabbit
# net-L355 2 in long   $35.00
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Light Wood Netsuke
White Rabbit w/Baby
# net111LT 2 in tall $35.00
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Light Wood Netsuke
Walking Rabbit + Baby
# net115LT 1.7in long   $35.00
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Ebony Ironwood Movable
Rabbits on and In Carrot
movable rabbit inside the carrot
#net-move 2.75 in long $35.00
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See No Evil, Hear No Evil
Speak No Evil Rabbits
# net-Q626   $25.00
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!*NEW*!
Rabbit with Lucky Jade
# net004   $25.00
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!*NEW*!
Baby Sniffing Mama Rabbit
# net112   $25.00
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Rabbit Carrying Turtle
# net020   $35.00
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Walking Rabbit
# net113   $25.00
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3 Rabbits on Well Box
# net114  4.25x2.9 inches
$45.00
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!*NEW*! XLarge
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4.25 x 2.9 inches
Pull the rabbit on the end of the string to close lid.
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2 Rabbits with Bag
# net110   $25.00
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Light Wood Netsuke
Rabbit Carrying Bag
# net117LT $25.00
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Light Wood Netsuke
Rabbit w/Carrot
# net116LT 1.75 in tall $25.00
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Light Wood Netsuke
2 Rabbit Entwined
# net118LT 1.87 in long   $25.00
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Light Wood Netsuke
2 Rabbits on Lettuce
#net119LT aprx 2in $35.00
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 Tagua Ivory Nut Looks like Ivory
For the price of Wood!
 Tagua Ivory Nut
Similar to that of elephant ivory in structure & grain  but is denser and more resilient.
 It resembles the ivory in texture and color.
There are several names for this vegetable ivory nut, but the most common is the "Tagua Nut". Its similarity to elephant ivory has been known by craftsman for years.
Tagua Ivory Nut
2 Rabbits Snuggle
# netIN12  1.5 inches long
$35.00
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