There are many records and unusual achievements in the world of puzzles that fascinate amateurs and professionals alike. These achievements illustrate not only skill and patience, but also creativity and innovative approach to creation and assembly. Particularly interesting is the 3D segment, such as wooden 3D puzzles for adults, which combine the complexity of construction and the aesthetic pleasure of assembly.

The world's largest jigsaw puzzles

One of the most significant records is the creation of the largest jigsaw puzzle. For example, Memorable Disney Moments by Ravensburger includes 40,320 pieces and, when assembled, covers an area of 6.8 by 1.9 meters. This puzzle is unique in that it consists of ten separate images, each of which represents a classic moment from Disney movies.
Other record-breaking pictures include:

  • Around The World (Educa) - the number of pieces is 42 thousand;
  • Wildlife (Educa) - 33,600 pieces;
  • Keith Haring. Double Retrospect (Ravensburger) - 32,256 pieces.

The most difficult puzzles

Complexity is not always determined by the number of pieces. For example, Double-sided Puzzle is a 1,000-piece mosaic where each side contains the same pattern but with a different orientation. This makes the assembly process incredibly complex and requires special attention and patience from the participants.

Unusual puzzles and their creators

Among the most unusual puzzles is Puzzle Sphere from Puzzle Master. Unlike traditional flat variants, Puzzle Sphere is a spherical construction. It requires from participants not only logic and attentiveness, but also spatial thinking.
Many of the unique puzzles were created by small companies or even individual puzzle masters. Their goal was not just to create another puzzle, but to offer something new and unusual that could arouse not just interest, but admiration among those collecting. These creators often use non-standard materials such as wood, metal or even glass, and experiment with the shapes and sizes of the pieces, creating true works of art.
List of records and unusual achievements
Even in the world of puzzles there are records, among them are such:

  • Double-sided Puzzle. A puzzle with the same pattern on both sides, making it one of the most difficult puzzles in the world.
  • A record for the speed of assembling a 1000-piece mosaic. A professional puzzle assembler set it up in 1 hour and 27 minutes.

These examples show how varied and large-scale puzzles can be, making their assembly not just a hobby, but a true artistic and technical achievement.

Author's Bio: 

Acquiring a wealth of experience in writing articles on trends and prospects for the development of the game industry in the world I I've found myself as a Freelance Journalist. I am writing now about blockchain and cryptocurrencies trends, sometimes covering importance of bitcoin for various other industries.