Heart Shaped Puzzle

This Heart Shaped Puzzle is such a rare beauty and I am especially grateful for the puzzle Fairy who sent it to me as it has a very deep connection for me now.

This puzzle is dedicated to my 2 fur-babes, Oscar and Meyer, who were by my side for 17 years and spiritually, they still are...may they Rest In Peace.  

Brand: Ravensburger Collection Silhouette

Title: Heart Shaped Puzzle

Artist: Ulrike Schneiders

Pieces: 948

Size: 26.378
Brand: Ravensburger Collection Silhouette

Title: Heart Shaped Puzzle

Artist: Ulrike Schneiders

Pieces: 948

Size: 26.378

Brand: Ravensburger Collection Silhouette

Title: Heart Shaped Puzzle

Artist: Ulrike Schneiders

Pieces: 948

Size: 26.378"x26.378" (67 cmx 67cm) 

Heart Shaped Puzzle Review

Overall Experience:  Great

Cut Quality: Great

Board Quality: Great 

Shape Cut: Ribbon/grid & random for hearts

Image Quality: Great

Hardest Area: pink/whites

Puzzle Dust? minimal

Finish Quality: Smooth matte

Box Quality: Great

Sealed Pieces Inside Box: yes

Was this purchased new? no

Price: Received from a Puzzle Fairy

Recommend Level: High

Time: 12 hours

Heart Shaped Puzzle Assembly

I did my usual sorting routine.

  1. Sorting to locate all  the outside border pieces, while....
  2. Placing the pieces into the 'general-color' piles. 
  3. Then I carried on with a second round of sorting (similar colors sorted by shades/patterns) while placing the pieces flat out on the poster boards. 
Brand: Ravensburger Collection Silhouette

Title: Heart Shaped Puzzle

Artist: Ulrike Schneiders

Pieces: 948

Size: 26.378
Brand: Ravensburger Collection Silhouette

Title: Heart Shaped Puzzle

Artist: Ulrike Schneiders

Pieces: 948

Size: 26.378
Brand: Ravensburger Collection Silhouette

Title: Heart Shaped Puzzle

Artist: Ulrike Schneiders

Pieces: 948

Size: 26.378

Look how lovely the colors flow from the reds to pinks then the combination of reds to pinks to mixed.

Brand: Ravensburger Collection Silhouette

Title: Heart Shaped Puzzle

Artist: Ulrike Schneiders

Pieces: 948

Size: 26.378

Just above you can see the shapes of the edges/boarder some of which have a straight edge and some have a rounded edge. Most of the rounded edges belong to the actual heart shaped pieces that are located inside the heart puzzle as you can see I have placed them in their general area below.

Brand: Ravensburger Collection Silhouette

Title: Heart Shaped Puzzle

Artist: Ulrike Schneiders

Pieces: 948

Size: 26.378

After I completed the border and the inside hearts I headed straight for the solid dark red roses and assembled them into their positions on the board as shown below. Then I attempted to work around the hearts that were already on the board as those pieces where shaped slightly different than the more common standard shaped pieces. Some of the pieces were actually a 'stretched' variation of random/grid-like and not so much as extremely random.

Brand: Ravensburger Collection Silhouette

Title: Heart Shaped Puzzle

Artist: Ulrike Schneiders

Pieces: 948

Size: 26.378

I continued to build around the heart shapes that were already in place and I started to add the pinks, whites and the small amounts of green colors into place. There were actually some 'almost' black pieces that filled the background. Then there were some 'sprigs' of white leafy-petal type pieces that were a little tricky too.

Brand: Ravensburger Collection Silhouette

Title: Heart Shaped Puzzle

Artist: Ulrike Schneiders

Pieces: 948

Size: 26.378

Heart Shaped Puzzle Comments.....

The Ravensburger Heart Shaped Puzzle is a such beautiful shaped image produced in 1999 and  the image is by Ulrike Schneiders, who was born in Germany, and (like her father) is internationally recognized as one of the foremost still-life photographers. Her images can be found in many brands of jigsaw puzzle companies.

The following images share some of the close up roses and other 'sprigs' as I refer to them because I do not know what their title is.  Also the images share the great quality and cut of the ever so popular Ravensburger brand. 

Brand: Ravensburger Collection Silhouette

Title: Heart Shaped Puzzle

Artist: Ulrike Schneiders

Pieces: 948

Size: 26.378
Brand: Ravensburger Collection Silhouette

Title: Heart Shaped Puzzle

Artist: Ulrike Schneiders

Pieces: 948

Size: 26.378
Brand: Ravensburger Collection Silhouette

Title: Heart Shaped Puzzle

Artist: Ulrike Schneiders

Pieces: 948

Size: 26.378
Brand: Ravensburger Collection Silhouette

Title: Heart Shaped Puzzle

Artist: Ulrike Schneiders

Pieces: 948

Size: 26.378

As with most Ravensburger jigsaw puzzles, the user can expect a great quality and this being a gift from a very special Puzzle Fairy, whom unbeknownst to her, it came at a time when the puzzle fates knew I was struggling through the passing of my two beloved pets.  And since this jigsaw puzzle image was at the very highest level on my wish list it was the most gracious moment I have ever experienced during the assembly of a jigsaw puzzle. My heart is still filled with gratitude for this Puzzle Fairy's generosity so 'special' thanks to her.  This jigsaw puzzle is dedicated to my two boys, Oscar and Meyer, with love, may they rest in peace. 


ABOUT THE AUTHORWith her self-published book and  over 300 jigsaw puzzle reviews,  Linda has established herself as a prominent social media marketing influencer and jigsaw puzzle-preneur.  If you want to send Linda a quick message, visit her contact page here.

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