Soul Puzzles imports specially crafted puzzles from dedicated artisans in the United Kingdom, France, the United States of America and Jordan. Each manufacturer has their own unique style and approach to design, cut and composition of their puzzles. They do however have a great deal in common, meeting our own criteria for:
- Quality materials, craftsmanship and packaging;
- Attention to detail in both laser and scroll cut puzzles;
- Eco friendly wooden puzzles made with sustainable resources;
- Vibrant printing that lasts;
- Cover a wide variety of images to meet diverse interests ranging from the educational and cultural through historical and vintage to modern and fantasy etc;
- Consistent growth and development.
While meeting our criteria, they also inspire the standards by which we aspire to build the Soul Puzzle Brand and manufacture the Soul of Africa range.
Some of our suppliers and their products are not listed on this website. They are available via SPECIAL ORDER ONLY and will soon be listed on a separate page. In the meantime, we feature the excellence of the Made in Britain range from Wentworth Wooden Jigsaw Puzzles and the Made in France range from Michele Wilson Puzzles.
To my mind, there is nothing more charming and addictive than potential. The potential to change the way I see the world. The potential to destress, calm and soothe. The potential to excite and challenge. The potential for accomplishment and triumph. The human spirit thrives on potential… and I, I am addicted to it.
Whimsies are those crazy, unexpected shapes that make you laugh, make you struggle, force you to see differently and think differently while working on a jigsaw puzzle. They originated during the Victorian Era when jigsaw puzzles were hand carved out of wood pieces. The artisan would often create a piece “on a whim” and in doing so leave his signature in the puzzle. As we evolved, so too did the jigsaw puzzle. They became more complicated, more mindful, more fun and inevitably, more addictive. Now whimsies are easier to fashion with digital imaging and designing and precision laser cutting machines. With these tools each image can have a basic set of theme based whimsies while the difficulty level of the cut and number of the whimsies included can vary from the smaller puzzles to the largest. We can now indulge ourselves with more challenging puzzles than the humble hand carving could have ever accomplished. Now even an entire puzzle can be whimsical!