Kotan Tiger Rosewood & Dushan Jade Juzu Prayer beads
Kotan Black wood & Dushan Jade Japanese Traditional Juzu Buddhist Prayer beads
Material : Kotan （Tiger Rosewood） & Dushan Jade, Silk cord
Diameter : about 88mm (not stretch)
Head bead : about 20mm
Main bead : about 16mm
Handmade in Kyoto, JAPAN
Kotan is a kind of Rosewood, which has a beautiful grain like a tiger stripe pattern.
It is a kind of Karagi that lives in tropical regions such as India and Sri Lanka.
Because the grain is beautiful and very high in decoration value, it is easy to process and elastic, but hard,
It has been used for Buddhist wares, building materials and furniture since ancient times.
Dushan Jade : A classic Chinese "jade", composed mainly of anorthite and zoisite with minor hornblende and variable amounts of a number of accessory minerals such as chrome-bearing micas, chromian epidote, prehnite, titanite, tourmaline and volkonskoite, which impart various shades of green colours. Dushan Jade is one of the most famous jades in China.
This is a one-handed Prayer beads. Since it is an abbreviated rosary, it can be used by any sect.
In Japan, Buddhists have Prayer beads (Juzu, Nenju). Kyoto is famous as a producing center of Prayer beads.
Prayer beads are a traditional tool used to count the number of times a mantra is recited, breaths while meditating, counting prostrations, or the repetitions of a buddha's name.
※ The color may differ from the actual one depending on the coloration condition of the monitor.
Shipping Methods (World)
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We use Japan Post & FedEx & DHL.
Almost items are shipped by standard airmail with tracking service and insurance (ePacket).
Expensive or big items are shipped by express airmail (EMS).
- Free standard shipping on orders:
- Japan: Above $50.00
- Asia: Above $100.00
- Europe: Above $200.00
- North America: Above $200.00
The time I need to prepare an order for shipping varies.
Usually we will ship within 7 days.
If you want customize, maybe it will take more time.
- Estimated shipping times:
- Japan: 2-7 business days
- North America: 1-2 weeks
- Europe: 1-2 weeks
- Australia, New Zealand and Oceania: 1-2 weeks
- Asia Pacific: 1-2 weeks
I'll do my best to meet these shipping estimates, but cannot guarantee them.
Actual delivery time will depend on the shipping method you choose.
Customs and import taxes
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I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.