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Japanese Puzzle Boxes
The size of each box is measures in a traditional Japanese unit called "Sun"
One "Sun" equals 1.2 Inches - See Chart Below

Our puzzle boxes are each individually handcrafted in the city of Hakone, Japan and imported by us directly from the artists offering the best quality and pricing available. The skills have been passed down through the generations since the Edo Period. Each box comes with instructions on how to open the box, but give it a try first.

2 Sun Puzzle Boxes
2 Sun Puzzle Boxes

3 Sun Puzzle Boxes
3 Sun Puzzle Boxes

4 Sun Puzzle Boxes
4 Sun Puzzle Boxes

5 Sun Puzzle Boxes
5 Sun Puzzle Boxes

6 Sun Puzzle Boxes
6 Sun Puzzle Boxes

Cube Puzzle Boxes
Cube Puzzle Boxes

Money Puzzle Boxes
Money Puzzle Boxes

Zougan Puzzle Boxes
Zougan Puzzle Boxes

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Puzzle Box Size Conversion Chart

Sun Size Size in MM Size in CM Size in Inches
1 sun / mame 45 mm 4.5 cm 1.75 inches
2 sun 60 mm 6 cm 2.4 inches
2.5 sun 75 mm 7.5 cm 3 inches
3 sun 90 mm 9 cm 3.6 inches
3.5 sun 105 mm 10.5 cm 4.25 inches
4 sun 120 mm 12 cm 4.8 inches
5 sun 150 mm 15 cm 6 inches
6 sun 180 mm 18 cm 7.2 inches
7 sun 210 mm 21 cm 8.4 inches


More Information About Our Puzzle Boxes:
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Japanese Puzzle Boxes

The purpose of the Himitsu Baku Japanese puzzle box is to challenge those who wish to open it. The Himitsu Baku box consists of a number of small panels, decorated in intricate Japanese patterns that make it a perfect mantle piece decoration. These panels need to be moved slightly in different steps, and each of the steps loosens devices within the box that will allow it to be opened after a certain sequence has been completed. The most popular and more easily found Himitsu Baku Japanese puzzle boxes are found in four-step, seven-step, ten-step and twelve-step variations, though there are a number of other variations as well. There have been Japanese puzzle boxes created by master craftsmen that require as many as 125 or 150 'moves' to open them, but these boxes are extremely difficult to find, and many of the craftsmen responsible for their creation have passed on.
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