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Puzzle Boxes
from Japan

Puzzle Boxes
from Turkey

Puzzle Boxes
from India

Puzzle Boxes
from the USA

Puzzle Boxes
from Poland

Puzzle Boxes
from Costa Rica

Secret Book
Boxes

Wild West
Puzzle Boxes



Puzzle Box Shopping Guide


Hexagon Puzzle Box
USA
Polish Puzzle Box
Poland
Costa Rican Puzzle Box
Costa Rica
Wild West Puzzle Box
Wild West

Level of Difficulty

All Puzzle Boxes come with instructions, except Puzzle Boxes from Costa Rica, which are the easiest to open.
  • Easy - Costa Rica, Poland
  • Easy to Moderate - India, Wild West, USA (Heartwood)
  • Moderate to Difficult - Japan, Turkey, USA.
Level of Artistry
  • Puzzle Boxes from Japan, featuring the amazing Yosegi Zaiku mosaic woodwork, are truly works of art.
  • Puzzle Boxes from Poland are elegantly decorated with hand painting, staining, and carving.
  • Puzzle Boxes from Turkey feature solid, rustic construction with hand-carved design on top, back, and sides.
  • Puzzle Boxes from India feature traditional designs, either carved or brass inlay.
  • Puzzle Boxes from the USA are intricately constructed in a variety of unique designs, with precision woodwork and a nice smooth finish.
  • Puzzle Boxes from Costa Rica are handcrafted in a variety of whimsical shapes, including animals, hearts, and musical instruments.  Decorated with natural-colored wood.
  • The Wild West Puzzle Box has the most rustic construction of our Puzzle Boxes.
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Type of Wood
  • Japan - A wide variety of natural-colored woods from trees native to the Hakone region
  • Turkey - Walnut (dense and dark) or Juniper (lightweight, cedar scent, color varies from red to yellow)
  • Poland - Linden wood ( lightweight)
  • India - Sheesham wood, a dense hardwood also known as Indian Rosewood
  • USA - A variety of  American hardwoods, including Maple, Walnut, Cherry, and Mahogany.  Heartwood Puzzle Boxes also include tropical hardwoods Bubinga and Padauk.
  • Costa Rica - A variety of plantation-grown tropical hardwoods, including Cristobal, Purple Heart, Rum Rum, and Monkey Wood
  • Wild West - Pine (lightweight)

Size of Inner Compartment
(Please see description of individual puzzle boxes for exact dimensions.)
  • Costa Rica Puzzle Boxes conceal small, free-form compartments which are not big enough to hold a gift card, but could hold folded cash.
  • Wild West Puzzle Boxes contain two compartments.  Neither is big enough for a gift card, but could hold folded cash.
  • USA Puzzle Boxes and Japanese Puzzle Boxes have compartments that range from tiny (Mame Puzzle Boxes) to large (5 Sun Puzzle Boxes).  Please see description of individual Puzzle Boxes for exact dimensions.
  • Puzzle Boxes from Turkey, India, and Poland all have compartments large enough to hold a gift card.

Suitable for Young Children
  • The most suitable Puzzle Boxes for young children are those from Costa Rica, which are easy to open and feature rugged construction in designs that appeal to kids.
  • The Puzzle Boxes from India are also fairly easy to open as well as being solidly constructed.
  • If kids are old enough to understand what "Careful" means (!), they might also enjoy the Wild West Puzzle Box or some of the simpler Japanese or USA Puzzle Boxes.

Hexagon Puzzle Box
USA
Polish Puzzle Box
Poland
Costa Rican Puzzle Box
Costa Rica
Wild West Puzzle Box
Wild West

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