3 Sun 12 Step Koyosegi / Kuzushi

3 Sun 12 Step Koyosegi / Kuzushi

3 Sun 12 Step Koyosegi / Kuzushi This box opens in 12 steps. The design is Traditional Yosegi (top and bottom panels) and Kuzushi pattern on the sides. The “sun” in the name is a Japanese form of measurement.  Each “sun” is approximately 3 centimetres in box length.  The more steps in the name – the harder it is to open the box.  The last part of the title is the name of the pattern displayed on the box. Dimensions: Approx. 8.5 cm x 6.3 cm x 4.5 cmSolution in included.  Comes in a pressboard gift box.

The simplicity of jigsaw puzzles is deceptive. While the concept is very straightforward – find the pieces and fix them together – there is a surprising level of mental activity required to carry out the steps needed to complete a puzzle. Psychological studies have identified a number of thought processes that are required to undertake what is in fact a complex process of identifying shapes and images and relating them to an overall pattern. More importantly, solving jigsaw puzzles is a great work out for the brain and can actually have therapeutic benefits.

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