small treasure boxes come from different places around
the world, each offering something unique.
Puzzle boxes are made from wood, which also
varies depending on the country from which it comes.
For this reason, you will find that some designs
are more intricate than others but all are beautiful.
example, Poland is known for making magnificent puzzle
designs are made from linen wood, which comes out of the
Tatra Mountains. Although
you can purchase Poland puzzle boxes made from natural
wood, many are beautifully, hand stained, and then
painted. Typically, these puzzle boxes are simple in design but still
puzzle boxes probably have the most variety of wood
instance, you could choose a white box, made from the
spindle or dogwood tree. Another option would be one with a yellow hue, perfectly
crafted from the sumac, wax, or Japanese lacquer tree.
Other possibilities for a Japanese puzzle box
include wood from the persimmon, camphor, pagoda,
walnut, Zelkova, cherry, Jindai, magnolia, and Judas
favorite wood used in creating the Vietnamese puzzle box
is rosewood. This
particular wood is very durable and perfect for creating
For this reason, many people enjoy the Vietnamese
puzzle box because it is somewhat different from others.
You will also find that often, a high-gloss
finish is applied, giving the puzzle box a rich finish.
Moroccan puzzle box is also a great choice, typically
being made from Thuya Burl wood coming from the Atlas
conifer tree has thick branches, giving it the same
density as cedar. As
with Vietnamese puzzle boxes, those coming out of
Morocco are also considered prized possessions due to
the unique pattern.
You see, this particular type of wood features
what is known as the “bird’s eye”, which is a
wonderful swirling pattern.
you have puzzle boxes from Turkey, Costa Rica, and
crafted in Turkey are commonly made from walnut, Costa
Rica produces boxes from a variety of hardwoods grown on
plantations, and boxes from India are made from wood
similar to teak, known as Sheesham.