From a netsuke…this is they way I have found them in use:
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Posted by: Frederick II Post Reply
04/10/2018, 18:11:56

These are Edo Era Japanese beads made in sets of two -one larger than the other- for usage as netsuke. One above the other, gourd like…separated with a ring and swivel bail… for suspension from Japanese gentlemen's obi…as a counterweight for a tobacco pouch or inro.

Modified by Frederick II at Tue, Apr 10, 2018, 18:17:00

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