Coral ojime bead. Meiji period, 19th century. Hand-carved Japanese ojime necklace bead. Decorated with a net style design. With threading holes for mounting on a necklace strand or as a pendant or charm bead. The color with a natural marbled tone and inclusions with a palette of pink and white colors.
The bead measures 0.25 inches in diameter.
The coral bead has natural inclusions and surface pitting.