Chinese Hand Exercise Ball

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Chinese Baoding Balls
Beautiful, with decorative inlaid brass wire. image source

These are called boading balls. It's Chinese tradition for hand exercise. It's relaxing to rotate them.

Review of Metal Balls

This one is the best. But most expensive.

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Crystal ball, quartz ball, or gem stone balls also work. You just have to find the right size.

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