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Cast Puzzle - VORTEX

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(Code: 906)
5407005151167
200g
The motivation behind this puzzle is the statue of Asura, the ancient Indian god and also a protector of Buddhism.
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The Japanese company Hanayama have been making a range of cast metal puzzles for over a quarter of a century now. The design of their puzzles is amazing, as is the craftmanship with which they are made. Hanayama make a wide range of cast puzzles. We have just selected a few of our favourites to offer here in the Grand Illusions Toy Shop.

VORTEX is 48mm across, and is Level 6 Difficulty (i.e. difficult!) It comes in a smart presentation box.

The three pieces each have a spiral (vortex) body and two protrusions. When assembled together, each piece is unified into a flat object. In order to undo this complex entanglement it will be necessary to unbind them three dimensionally. The motivation behind this idea is the statue of Asura. Asura is an ancient Indian god and also a protector of Buddhism. The figure with the three faces and six arms conjured up the concept of trinity.

These puzzles do not come with a solution. However if you visit the distributor website at http://www.eureka-puzzle.eu/eureka/index.php?/all-cast-puzzle-solutions.html and enter the complete barcode found on the box your puzzle came in, you will be able to access the solution.


Customer reviews
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 5/5
Well, my husband to whom this puzzle was given, has been well and truly challenged. Determined not to be beaten I note he has been logging every possible permutation. It will keep him out of mischief through another Lockdown. Thank you Grand Illusions.
Sandie C.
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 4/5
Very difficult. I think it may be stuck. Either that or I almost have it....
Monique Ellement Review collected by Feefo
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Donald MacInnes Review collected by Feefo
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Peter White Review collected by Feefo
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 3/5
Christmas present.
Jonathan Byrne Review collected by Feefo
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 5/5
Difficult. Haven't solved it yet.
Stephen John Magorrian Review collected by Feefo
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 5/5
Well made. No-one has managed to do it yet!
Ann Gill Review collected by Feefo
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 5/5
Lou Lanos Review collected by Feefo
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 5/5
Adam Rubin Review collected by Feefo
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 5/5
Very difficult, just what we wanted...
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