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Hiroyuki Oka

5 Sun 36 Step Yosegi Japanese Puzzle Box

5 Sun 36 Step Yosegi Japanese Puzzle Box

Regular price $110.00 USD
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**The Wood mosaic (Yosegi) patterns may be differed by each boxes. 36 steps to open this hand-crafted Yosegi Japanese Puzzle Box made by Hiroyuki Oka of OKA CRAFT. Outside size : 5.90 x 3.90 x 2.70 inch (150 x 100 x 68 mm) = 5 sun Inside storage space size : 3.9 x 3.0 x 1.57 inch (100 x 78 x 40 mm) Includes Description (solution sheet of how to open) and the gift box 5 sun size Japanese puzzle box. 5 sun is a Japanese measurements. 1 sun is about 1.18 inch / 3.0 cm. This puzzle box is opened by 36 steps. This puzzle box have 4 slide keys and 4 slide panels. The design is Traditional KoYosegi. The Japanese puzzle box is made from only wood. The Japanese puzzle box (Himitsu-bako) is made only of wood, environmentally-friendly products. This a one of traditional art work of Japan. The origin goes back even to the Edo and Meiji era (1800s) in Japan. It has been handed down by the very few craftsmen. Hiroyuki Oka is the maker. He had over 10 years training before crafting these Japanese puzzle boxes and Yosegi-zaiku for over 20 years. All items are made in his workshop in Japan.
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Our puzzles and games are handcrafted with care. Most are made in the USA by the Janelle family; some are crafted by friends in Canada, Japan and Mexico and some right here in Albuquerque. Be sure to ask for recommendations.

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Puzzled® was born from a passion for play and the joy of bringing people together through the art of puzzling. Founded by Dan Janelle and Melanie Kintigh in Old Town Albuquerque, our store is a celebration of creativity, curiosity, and community. Drawing from a rich history of craftsmanship and a love for brain teasers, we offer an eclectic mix of handcrafted puzzles and games designed to challenge and delight minds of all ages. At Puzzled®, every piece tells a story, and every visit is an adventure waiting to unfold.

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