Created by Kyoto metal crafts studio Mineyama Iron Work, the Nyaberu Cat Paw Dumbbell is for people who want to stay fit but also like collecting unusually designed weights. Made using the tanzou technique, the same as used for making Japanese swords, these training weights look both cute and sophisticated, a combination that perhaps only Kyoto-ites could come up with.
The Japanese have long had an obsession with cats and this lifestyle accessory continues that culture. There are two weights and two different designs, a metal-plated one or a rubber-coated black and pink version.
The Nyanberu Cat Paw Dumbbell features: