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Artifact Puzzles - Bruce Riley Half Life Wooden Jigsaw Puzzle

Artifact Puzzles - Bruce Riley Half Life Wooden Jigsaw Puzzle

$ 87.00


This is a 336 piece wooden jigsaw puzzle featuring Bruce Riley's abstract artwork "Half Life." Puzzle designer Tara Flannery has created a masterful puzzle with its irregular edge, clever themed whimsies, and endless array of different types of connectors. The puzzle is harder than average.

Like all our puzzles, laser-cut from 1/4" thick wood. Packaged in our standard unfinished pine wood box. Made in USA (specifically, in Fremont, California).

21" by 9"


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Name: Helen
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Review: Our daughter loves biology and has a sharp eye for a good puzzle. She has enjoyed revisiting these old friends during the pandemic shutdown. "Half Life" plus "Stem Cell" and the matching connectors is an exceptional solving experience, unique shapes with irregular edge, bright colors, and the fanciful illustrations are recognizable analogs to real cells with special appeal to life scientists. Many whimsy pieces following the cell theme. Connectors are very varied, many not of the typical small Artifact shaped nubs. Well worth getting "Half Life" with the connector set and waiting for "Stem Cell" to come around in availability again, which as a popular, smaller puzzle it seems to pop-up more often. Medium difficulty for an experienced puzzler, but accessible and enjoyable for a novice. Does take some care in handling as it comes out of the box as some of the finely branched pieces are delicate.
Name: Gayle
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Review: Bruce Riley’s Half Life was truly a delight! You don’t have to be a cell biologist to have fun with this one. You’ll smile as you sort the pieces; one wooden gem made me chuckle. The pieces are just the right size and as all Artifact puzzles, you never have to force the fit--they drop right into place. I refuse to look at the picture when my puzzle arrives and enjoy the challenge of assembling little islands until the big puzzle comes together. I’m just a medium puzzler and would say that there were times when I’d think this was relatively easy and other times when I was really puzzled. In fact, when I “finished” the puzzle, I was perplexed to have two “extra” pieces. That little challenge took me a good while, but a time came when I was really finished. A beautiful puzzle that was lots of fun!
Name: Candace
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Review: Very wild to assemble. The puzzle play was interesting and the shapes were fun. I reccommend it if you are looking for something different.
Name: Janice Anderson
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Review: This puzzle is gorgeous, and an interesting shape. These Half Life designs are more fun when you don’t look at box while assembling! Not too hard - but very fun to assemble.