Well Frame (Igeta, Izutsu)

These family crests (In Japanese, KAMON) are called 'Igeta Mon, Izutsu Mon' in JAPAN.

Rhombic well frame in circle Rhombic well frame in rice cake Tilted well frame in circle

This square frame gives Japanese wells their distinctive appearance. It was quite common for people with the kanji for i (well) in their family names to use these crests. (From 'Family Crests of Japan' ICG Muse, Inc.2001)


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