Kind of rosary (jyu-zu) used by Buddhists. Made of 46 black (glass?) beads and 2 orange ones with a purple tassel attached to a larger white china bead with smaller white irregular shaped bead below. Such rosaries should have 108, 54 or 27 beads, so some are missing. The large white bead is 'Bo-jyu' (mother bead) and the smaller ones 'shi-jyu' (child beads). Length: 180mm inc tassel.

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