Puzzle comes in small cloth drawstring bag. Then packaged a plain white, solid cardboard box. Box makes it easy for wrapping, storing or shipping.
HEART'S DESIRE is constructed from solid steel. It is the all new 2014 Tavern puzzle release. Measures approximately 10 inches stretched out. Object is to remove and then replace the BIG Heart. (as indicated by the blue arrows). HEART'S DESIRE is a Level 4 "Very Difficult / Very,Very Severe" .
Tavern brand puzzles are hand crafted here in New York. They are grouped into four levels of ascending challenges:
1 = Moderate / Starter;
2 = Intermediate / Challenging;
3 = Difficult / Severe;
4 = Very Difficult / Very, Very Severe
Your experience may differ.
Level 4 are quite difficult puzzles require learning multiple (12 to 20 +) consecutive movements to release the shuttle. Many puzzlers might expend hundreds of moves before reaching full success. Solve using clever movements and careful positioning of the various metal pieces. NO FORCE is ever required.
There are two levels for solving all blacksmith puzzles. The first is removing a heart or ring. The second is knowing "HOW" one removed it and having the ability to assemble and disassemble the parts at will.
Recommended for ages 12 to adult. Some bright 7 to 11 year olds with patience and inquisitive minds will enjoy this style of puzzle.