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Amulet (omamori) (a) in the shape of a plastic white eggplant (made of clear plastic with a purple stalk), a bell and a token in the shape of ancient Japanese coins (with the place-names Amanohashidate and Monju-do on one side and the function of the amulet (for prosperity) on the other) attached to a synthetic multi-coloured cord. Through the clear plastic body of the eggplant-shaped container can be seen seven minute golden amulets, each representing one of the Seven Good Luck Gods. The amulet is sold mounted on a card (b) which is printed with place-names, Amanohashidate and Monju-do, an image of the Seven Gook Luck Gods as well as added information on the amulet's association with them.

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