Amulet (omamori) (a) in the shape of a gourd made of wood, with a golden bell and token in the shape of ancient Japanese coins (inscribed with the name of the temple, Ishite-ji, and the function of the amulet, for general improvement), attached to a synthetic multi-coloured cord. The top of the gourd can be unscrewed and the lid contains a paper prayer rolled up.
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