Object: Disassemble and Reassemble the Puzzle
Difficulty: Level 9 - Gruelling
Type: Hanayama Metal Puzzles
Dimensions: 2 in x 2 in x 1 1/4 in
5.2 cm x 5.2 cm x 3.1 cm
A masterpiece by metal smith Akio Yamamoto,
the key word for this puzzle is 'love'.
The two individually linked loops make this puzzle extremely
The objective is to remove the masterfully united 'Adam' and 'Eve'
loops from the metal plate crafted in the shape of the
'Forbidden Fruit'...and, if you succeed in putting them back together
again, your love may just come to fruition. -Yamamoto 1991
Hanayama Toy Co. began life in the mid-1930s as a manufacturer and retailer of traditional games
More than seventy years later, Hanayama continues to make games, puzzles for people of all ages.
Hanayama suitably acknowledges and credits the inventors of these ingenious puzzles.
These are original metal puzzles made with the permission of the inventors not unauthorised copies.
These cast metal puzzles are divided into six levels of difficulty
but don't think you'll start with the most difficult.
Even level 4 metal puzzles have taken experienced puzzlers hours to master.
Solutions with Hanayama puzzles avilable by email.