Nenju Kataoka

Nenju Kataoka

Masamitsu Kataoka
Masamitsu Kataoka is the fourth generation of Nenju Kataoka, which has been in business for over 100 years. He is still using foot-pedal wheel (they are the only craftsmen who use this tool in Japan) to make prayer beads made from the nuts of the Seigetsu Bodaiju / Linden (星月菩提樹), which is said to bring "unlimited good fortune". He carries on the techniques and traditions of Nenju (prayer beads) making.

Making Process

Nenju Bracelet / Black / 108 Beads
Nenju Bracelet / Black / 108 Beads

Nenju Bracelet / Black / 108 Beads

Regular price $730.00 USD
Sale price $730.00 USD Regular price
Goshiki Niren Nenju / Black / 108 Beads
Goshiki Niren Nenju / Black / 108 Beads

Goshiki Niren Nenju / Black / 108 Beads

Regular price $550.00 USD
Sale price $550.00 USD Regular price
Nenju Bracelet / Black / 36 Beads
Nenju Bracelet / Black / 36 Beads

Nenju Bracelet / Black / 36 Beads

Regular price $500.00 USD
Sale price $500.00 USD Regular price
Nenju Bracelet / White / 108 Beads
Nenju Bracelet / White / 108 Beads

Nenju Bracelet / White / 108 Beads

Regular price $730.00 USD
Sale price $730.00 USD Regular price