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The "Fourth Greatest Happiness Day in 100 Years!" Orders for the "Golden Gradient" to be delivered on New Year's Day 2024 are now available! Only one week left until the deadline to purchase for New Year's Day delivery!


Menoya Co. (Head office: Tamayu-cho, Matsue City, Shimane Prefecture; President: Fukujiro Shingu; hereinafter referred to as "the Company" or "Menoya"), a company that operates natural stone ornament stores centering on katadama (Japanese semi-precious stones) throughout Japan, as well as tourist and souvenir facilities in Shimane Prefecture, announces that it will begin accepting orders for "katadama (gold)" on January 1, 2024, the fourth great day of good luck in 100 years. We are pleased to announce that we will start accepting orders for "K18" (gold gradation balls) on January 1, 2024, the fourth great day of good luck in 100 years.

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In planning this product

The "most auspicious day," which comes only a few days a year, is said to be a very auspicious day when "Tensho-nichi" and "Ichigumanbo-nichi" coincide. This is the fourth time since 1900 (1921, 1944, 2001, and 2024) that the Saikyo Daiyoshi-nichi and New Year's Day have coincided, making it a very rare and very auspicious year.

To commemorate the beginning of the year, which is the fourth great fortune day in 100 years, and to wish everyone a wonderful year in 2024, we have started to accept orders for "kagatama" made of gold (K18), which is a "symbol of achievement and success that can be obtained after continuous efforts toward a goal".

What is Izumo-style Katadama?

The famous "katadama" is one of the three sacred treasures that appear in Japan's oldest history books. Its mysterious shape is said to symbolize "feelings" and "heart," and since the age of mythology, it has been used to weave the feelings of "someone" for "something. Among these, the Izumo-shaped "kagatama" has a plump, rounded, graceful shape. The gentle shape of the Izumo-style gradient, which seems to embrace everything, will continue to be spun from the past to the present and into the future, carrying the thoughts of "someone" and "something" with it.

The "Golden Gradient" details

The "Golden Gradient" will be made to order.

Please note that the scheduled delivery date may vary depending on the timing of your order.

Orders can be placed at any of our stores or on a special page in our online store "Anahita Style" (see "Golden Gradient Jewelry Special Site" below).

Ordering period and scheduled delivery date

Primary ordering period: November 3, 2023 (Fri., holiday) - November 30, 2023 (Thu.)

 Scheduled delivery date: January 1, 2024 (Monday), the most auspicious day of the month, in order.

Second order period: December 1, 2023 (Fri.) - January 8, 2024 (Mon., holiday)

 Scheduled delivery date: March 1, 2024 (Fri.)

Color: K18 (gold) and K18WG (white gold)

Price (for both types): 5mm 33,000 yen (tax included)

          10mm 132,000 yen (tax included)

          16mm 330,000 yen (tax included)

          20mm 462,000 yen (tax included)

          30mm 1,320,000 yen (tax included)

Custom sizes larger than 31mm are also available. Please contact us for details.

Special site for "Golden Gradient" (Japanese only)

Other: The product will be engraved with "K18".

     The product will be delivered in a paulownia wood box.

     Please note that there may be cases where the product may not reach you on the scheduled delivery date depending on the shipping conditions, etc.

     Please understand in advance. Please understand that in some cases, the product may not be delivered on the scheduled delivery date.

Order Jewelry

For those who order the 5mm or 10mm gold gradient balls, we will accept orders for special jewelry using gold gradient balls made by our craftsmen in our production room. This is a special jewelry design, available only here, delivered from Izumo, Japan. You will be able to enjoy the unique combination of gold takadama and natural gemstones that only Menoya can offer. For more details, please visit the "Golden Gradient" special site.

*Only 5mm or 10mm gradient beads are available for jewelry orders.

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Company Profile / Menoya Co.

Company name: Menoya Co.

Year of establishment: 1901

Head office location: 1755-1 Yumachi, Tamayu-cho, Matsue City, Shimane Prefecture

Representative : President and Representative Director

       Fukujiro Shingu

Number of stores: 38 stores in Japan (all directly managed, including online stores)

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