I’ll admit it–puzzles don’t normally pique my curiosity. But when you combine a beautiful painting with intricate laser-cut wood pieces that are works of art in themselves, you have me grinning like a Cheshire Cat.
Artifact Puzzles is
pure puzzle genius, with offerings like we’ve never seen. Alice in
Wonderland by artist Justin Hillgrove is just one option–they’ve got tons of others to charm you
Each sophisticated puzzle is laser-cut of 1/4″ thick wood in the most interesting shapes. From cats to octopi and teacups to toadstools, these are not your average wiggly bits. And they’re not for babies.
the finished image. For example, this Jim Flora painting, The Big Bank Robbery, has pieces that echo the Picasso-esque designs, including dogs and cars.
based on a 19th-century woodblock painting by Utagawa Kuniyoshi. The
painting includes 53 cats and one octopus, and the pieces look like this