Lucky Ox Pin

Lucky Ox Pin

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January's exclusive pin club design.

Our design features an Ox holding a hamaya, a decorative arrow with the kanji for luck on it. In the past, boys would receive this along with a matching bow called hamayumi on their first new year, as a protective ward. The word “hama” itself comes from the name of a target used in archery events. Later on, hama was assigned the kanji 破魔, literally meaning to drive off demons, thus giving it a protective connotation. We hope that this pin will also bring you good luck and protection into the new year!

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Specifications:

  • Hard enamel pin
  • Gold plated
  • Width: 37mm

Seconds:
Seconds grades have one or more imperfections which are easier to spot.
Examples of imperfections:

  • Scuffs or scratches on metal, enamel, or epoxy coating
  • Specks or bubbles
  • Low or uneven fills
  • Misaligned screen printing (if applicable)
  • Stray glitter (if applicable)