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Amulet (omamori) (a) made of several golden metal trinkets attached to a ring, itself attached to a gold cord (for amulet in use). The trinkets are all in the form of auspicious symbols: a laden and tied sack (with inscribed characters for the temple, Rokuhara Mitsu-ji, and Benzaiten), a round coin, an oval coin (in the shape of ancient Japanese coins), a mallet and a bell. The amulet is sold wrapped in paper (b) printed with the name of the shrine and deity and the function of the amulet (for good fortune) and enclosed in a white envelope (c) printed with the shrine's address, name and details concerning its place within the Seven Good Luck Gods pilgrimage.

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