Stone Tangram Puzzle
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This could be the most unique gift that you give or get. One of a kind hand carved soapstone Tangram puzzle set, overall size is 8 inch x 8 inch. Each stone piece is individually cut, carved, sanded and polished by hand, making it a very unique and one of a kind creation. Puzzle pieces come in a hand crafted box, along with 12 initial pages of puzzles (introductory, basic, intermediate and advanced) to get you started. This puzzle is great for all ages, from children to adults/seniors. Great for learning, creative problem solving and memory. Everyone will definitely enjoy this puzzle.
According to Chinese literature, the Tangram was invented during the reign of Chia-ch’ing (1796-1820). It became a puzzle craze in the early 1800’s in Europe, and was highly desirable as some puzzle sets were made of ivory or exotic woods. The Tangram is a two dimensional puzzle made of seven pieces called Tans. These pieces are re-arranged to form thousands of different figures including people, animals, objects and other shapes. The puzzle was a favorite of royalty, authors, and emperors.
This set is typically larger than most, as I wanted to ensure that the individual pieces were easy to handle. All pieces are made from various Brazilian Soapstone, kept natural and finished with a melted bee wax. This is not a massed produced set, each piece is made and fashioned by hand with simple hand tools. Color of stone may vary from pictures shown. Comes in a hand made painted box, nice enough for a formal display. I have also included my own multi-player game rules, which is great fun for all ages to play together. Hand made artisan item, all natural.
|Dimensions||31 × 31 × 8.5 cm|
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