Shakudo Menuki With Design of Gohei Zaru - Protective Charm
Shakudo menuki with design of Gohei Zaru. Gohei is a wooded wand used in Shinto rituals, zaru is a snow monkey. In Japan snow monkeys were trained for the street performances and to imitate human behavior. And snow monkey caring gohei became a protective charm for people. Therefore this menuki is also a protective charm.