Friday, January 17, 2014

Stave Puzzles

Stave Puzzles is an American jigsaw puzzle company located in Norwich, Vermont. The company was created in 1969 by Steve Richardson and Dave Tibbetts. They manufacture hand cut jigsaw puzzles made from cherry-backed, 5-layered, 1⁄4-inch (6.4 mm) wood. Stave produces several different types of puzzles ranging from traditional puzzles, teaser puzzles, trick puzzles and lately three dimensional puzzles, limited edition puzzles and complete custom puzzles.

Owners of Stave Puzzles include Queen Elizabeth II, Barbara Bush, Stephen King, Julie Andrews, Tom Peters, and Bill Gates.

The Stave Company of America make and sell the most expensive range of modern jigsaws. As long ago as 1993 a Stave puzzle was sold for over $12,000.  Stave make many jigsaws each year that are eagerly snapped up at prices of over $5,000 each.

Here are some examples of these amazing Jigsaw Puzzles.