Lorenzo Puzzle are one of the few companies remaining that believe that quality and old-fashioned values should always come before making a profit. This is why you have our guarantee that all of our puzzles are hand crafted to the highest standards. We will take our time to create a puzzle as unique as the photo or artwork you supply to us. The puzzle pieces are hand-cut, sanded and polished. As we use only the finest specialty blades to work on your puzzle, pieces always fit snugly together and even smell divine!
Our traditional wooden jigsaw puzzle span generations and our personalisation options gives them a modern twist! We have the jigsaw for every occassion young and old alike.
We strive for perfection and believe puzzles should be as magnificent on the back as they are on the front – soft and smooth! By adding the personal touch of our signature and date your recipient knows this is a thoughtful bespoke gift.
Your jigsaw will be beautifully wrapped before it is shipped to you without a guide picture to make it more of a challenge!
If you need any further help please feel free to contact us now and we will do whatever we can to help.
HISTORY OF THE JIGSAW PUZZLE
The origin of the jigsaw puzzle is generally attributed to a European cartographer named John Spilsbury, who cut a wooden map of the British Empire into pieces in the 1760s so the aristocracy’s children could learn the geography of the lands Britain ruled. These early wooden puzzles, called “Dissected Maps,” began the history of the jigsaw puzzle and their popularity among the upper class in both Europe and the U.S. grew steadily throughout the 1800s. The first important development in the history of the jigsaw puzzle was that by 1900, the wooden jigsaw puzzle in the U.S. had evolved from children’s games into a form of entertainment for wealthy adults. [ READ MORE]