Yosegi Puzzle Box
This Japanese Secret / Puzzle Box is made within the Yosegi pattern. This pattern is the unique traditional design used for puzzle boxes. Each and every box is a bit of different in design depending upon how the pieces are applied.
Each and every Japanese puzzle box is personally handcrafted the use of techniques passed down in the course of the generations for the reason that Edo Period and imported right away from the artists in Hakone Japan. Dimensions: 3 x 2.25 x 1 5/8 inches.
Intricate wood working, beautiful patterns, a hollow interior, and no visible keyholes or latches: these are the characteristics of the Japanese puzzle boxes that have grown over 500% in value in the past three years. Puzzling though they may be to open, the history and craftsmanship behind these beautiful boxes make their high value and appeal non-puzzling, indeed.
The boxes have been called many things by first time Yosegi.com visitors, from personal secret boxes to trick boxes tor magic boxes. The term Yosegi actually refers to the woodworking overlaid onto the puzzle boxes—not the boxes themselves.
Yosegi-Zaiko is “a type of traditional Japanese parquetry (geometric pattern woodworking) which originated in Japan’s culturally rich Edo Period” that is used in a variety of small handicrafts, like trays, boxes, and chests .
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