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Puzzle boxes are certainly another name for amazing creativity which has been mastered by the Japanese. They are foot square in size and have geometric designs and patterns on them. They neither have any lock nor any key. You can see the sides of the box and you won’t find any slot from where you can open the box. That is why the puzzle boxes are often called the secret boxes. These boxes require a month to be produced and they can only be made by 5 craftsmen in the world most of whom are found in Japan.

You play the puzzle and open the box. It is a really great source to protect your belongings. Though it may seem the box cannot be opened through any way but that’s not the case. It’s actually the trick of the Japanese puzzle boxes, you solve the puzzle and open the box.

The first ever Japanese puzzle box was designed over 100 years ago by Jinbei Ishikawa in Hakane, Japan. Wood used for the production of the boxes was taken from the trees of the Hakone Mountains. It was believed that the person who will successfully open the puzzle box will get a good luck charm present inside the box. These boxes require special expertise as they are based on a number of twists and tricks. The trick for you is to find the right series of movements solve the puzzle and open the box.

Today, the Japanese secret puzzle boxes are being used as valuable collectibles. Their exposure has been enhanced through the internet and they are now being produced more in number as well as designs. Not only the Japanese, but people belonging to different cultures and countries are also found who are interested in collecting these traditional pieces of art.

Opening the puzzle box is not easy. The designers have embedded a series of tricks which can certainly frustrate a normal person. The sliding panels on the box act differently at each point in the opening sequence. Those who are good at thinking outside the box might succeed in opening the box.

Different colored wood pieces with a certain thickness are collected for making these boxes. The wooden sheets are coated with glue and then various patterns are designed on them. The wooden sheets undergo various other procedures till they are combined into a box.

These boxes are certainly found in a number of designs, colors as well as sizes. If you are interested in getting these traditional pieces of art then you can get them easily today. Their beauty as well as tricks of opening will certainly amaze you. You will keep on wondering how finely these puzzle boxes are made.


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