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are a type of bead which originated in Japan. They were worn between the inrō and netsuke and are typically under an inch in length. Each is carved into a particular shape and image, similar to the netsuke, though smaller.

Usage examples of "ojime".

Ojime crossed a narrow and rotting bridge into the Hinin, the area of the city that lay in the lowest section of the capital's terrain.

Over the years, by dint of bribe or other less savory coercion, Ojime had proselytized many enemies to his cause.