Impressive! This is a puzzle where form and function brilliantly, beautifully collide! My wife and I have become steadfast players and supporters of Artifact Puzzles--our South Bay business neighbors. Speaking strictly for myself, upon immediately opening the beautifully crafted Wooden box of Erin Hanson's “Layers of Afternoon," the scent of the meticulously cut wooden puzzle pieces transported me into the timeless, natural landscape. Gradually, I felt as though I was walking among the trees in the background of Ms. Hanson's lovely painting. One dynamic and refreshing intricate design within the “Layers of Afternoon” puzzle is the painted imagery of nature directly upon four people-shaped puzzle pieces with unique physical positions. Here, I was genuinely humbled by Artifact Puzzle’s brilliant balance of design of multi-wave, crown-edged pieces depicting the harmony between human beings and the natural environment. Adding to this beautiful and complex geometry of puzzle formation was a meditative state of concentration that lasted many hours. Upon completing this amazing puzzle, and for several days thereafter, my mind was refreshingly focused and vitalized. This is a 3-star Micheline cognitive cuisine. BRAVO! BRAVO! BRAVO! Erin Hanson's timeless "Layer of Afternoon" wooden jigsaw puzzle is slated to become a treasured heirloom within our family among many generations and for many generations into the future.