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Amulet (omamori) (a) made with paper printed with the name and stamp of the temple and the protective function of the amulet (for safe travel) encased in a card holder decorated with a flower-pattern paper (in red, green, white, black and gold). A section is cut from the front of the case in the shape of an ancestral tablet and framed in golden plastic through which the words printed on the paper can be read. The amulet is sealed in a clear plastic pouch to which are attached a golden bell and pink, green and white tassel at the bottom and a white silk cord attached to a succion pad at the top.

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