Magatama "crooked bead," is a famous Japanese and Korean symbol. This is a Korean glass version, there called gokuk.



 means "dragonfly [eye] beads," and refers to decorated glass beads. It is the title of the two books written by Tsuneo Yoshimuzi on beads.



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