Monthly Archives: March 2014

Ravensburger 500 sized Puzzles

Logo_ravRavensburger are a German company that have been around for over 100 years and this month they have launched a whole raft of new puzzles.
The company are often referred to as “the kings of Jigsaw” which is quite a title to live up to.
Have a look at the Jigsaw Puzzle club pdf and see the new range that is available.
http://www.jigsaw-puzzle-club.co.uk/jigsaw-newsletters/Issue-100.pdf

Meanwhile below are some of our favourite puzzles in the 500 size.


San Francisco
From the Around The World collection
Size: 19.5 x 14.25 inches
Number of Pieces: 500
Artist: Kevin Walsh
Buy puzzle on Amazon US
Buy puzzle on Amazon UK
Jigthings products that fit this puzzle:
Jigsort 500
Jigboard 500

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Disney Jigsaw Puzzles

Steam Boat Willie

Today we are looking at types of jigsaws that are available in the Disney range. Disney started making cartoons way back in 1923 – in 1928 Walt Disney released Steam Boat Willie which was the first cartoon to star Mickey Mouse. Minnie Mouse also appeared in that cartoon. http://thewaltdisneycompany.com/about-disney/disney-history

Have you always thought that jigsaw puzzles are just for children? Well, I am afraid that you couldn’t be further from the truth. Clinical trials have proven that puzzles are a positive way to slow down the onset of Alzheimer’s in addition to having many other benefits for people who do jigsaws. The people in the town of Talbot County, Maryland have just completed the Second Annual Jigsaw Olympics – have a read about what they got up to at the link below.

http://www.stardem.com/news/local_news/article_afa8a393-0af2-54e0-96af-c78d56715a66.html

Below are some of our favourite puzzles from the Disney range.


All-star Stained Glass
Awesome looking stained glass jigsaw puzzle
Size: 40.2 x 28.7 inches
Number of Pieces: 2000
Artist: Ravensburger
Buy puzzle on Amazon US
Buy puzzle on Amazon UK
Jigthings products that fit this puzzle:
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Cobble Hill Jigsaw Puzzles

cobble-hill-logoThis week’s blog looks at the different Cobble Hill puzzles. I love the variety of puzzles that Cobble Hill make.
At the bottom of the page, there is also a very interesting video by Cobble Hill’s Allegra Vernon. It shows what goes into deciding which image will make a Cobble Hill jigsaw puzzle.

The link below will take you to a very interesting gentleman called Merle Weckworth who lives in Montevideo Minnesota which this year has been gripped by bad weather. Merle has a secret system for doing jigsaws – a concept that we have never seen before and possibly never will again. Follow the link and have a look.
http://kstp.com/article/stories/S3338092.shtml?cat=26


Wide-Eyed Fishes
There is something fishy about this puzzle
Size: 24 x 18 Inches
Number of Pieces: 400
Artist: Cobble Hill
Buy puzzle on Amazon US
Buy puzzle on Amazon UK
Jigthings products that fit this puzzle:
Jigboard 1000
Jigsort 1000
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