Beautiful 1000 Piece Puzzles You’ll Love Putting Together

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By | Updated October 03, 2018
Beautiful 1000 Piece Puzzles You’ll Love Putting Together

 The 1000-piece puzzle is a classic passtime that transcends ages. These puzzles range from extremely difficult to merely time-consuming and offer a satisfying sense of accomplishment. We found some of the most beautiful puzzles that ship with all their well-cut pieces so you can enjoy putting them together!

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An abstract puzzle that’s like visual jazz

An abstract puzzle that’s like visual jazz

This recreation of a Stuart Davis painting is full of colors that will both taunt and tantalize. Find your inner pop artist as you complete this vibrant puzzle.

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A busy puzzle full of recognizable items

A busy puzzle full of recognizable items

For a more tangibly complex puzzle, try this kitchen cupboard. All the little odds and ends of a pantry will keep you on the hunt for the perfect fit.

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A puzzle for book lovers

A puzzle for book lovers

Let two hobbies collide in this woefully intricate puzzle. Books are strewn about this store beyond shelves, finding homes on tables and stairs. You'll get a kick out of spotting your favorite classics along the way.

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A breathtakingly beautiful puzzle

A breathtakingly beautiful puzzle

If you love making puzzles that are just pleasing to look at, this intensely photorealistic illustration of hummingbirds is right up your alley.

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A night scene that’s deceptively difficult

A night scene that’s deceptively difficult

For an almost spooky puzzle, this nighttime vista of a riverboat will give you chills. This is a rare puzzle that gets easier as you get close to the center since the bordering moss and flowers are mind-numbingly similar.

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A puzzle for people who love putting together skies

A puzzle for people who love putting together skies

This probably isn't the Van Gogh painting you think of when it comes to a challenging puzzle, but the sky above this wheat field will keep you occupied for days.

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A glitter puzzle for nature lovers

A glitter puzzle for nature lovers

Glitter and foil puzzles are the showstoppers of the puzzle world. This colorful puzzle offers detailed portions and pizzazz, plus an included poster to help you complete it.

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A puzzle full of blurry people that’s sure to leave an impression

A puzzle full of blurry people that’s sure to leave an impression

More of a Renoir fan? Try putting all this faces in the right places in this classic painting.

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A puzzle for “Coco” fans

A puzzle for “Coco” fans

Kids will love this intricate "Coco" inspired puzzle, but the Dia de los Muertos iconography will challenge all ages.

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A Renaissance puzzle from one of the lesser known Ninja Turtles

A Renaissance puzzle from one of the lesser known Ninja Turtles

For a Renaissance recreation, this puzzle brings one of Raphael's most prominent works to your home.

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A piece of Japanese art

A piece of Japanese art

You've probably seen replicas of "The Great Wave at Kanagawa" in many forms over the years. This Katsushika Hokusai-inspired puzzle offers difficulty in its vast, rolling blues.

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A puzzle for Harry Potter fans

A puzzle for Harry Potter fans

With two "Fantastic Beasts" movies, the Harry Potter Universe continues to thrive. This seal for the Magical Congress of the United States of America has an easy-to-follow border but its limited color scheme might have you reaching for your wand!

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A winter wonderland puzzle that’s mostly snow

A winter wonderland puzzle that’s mostly snow

Nothing quite pulls the hair out like putting together a snowy scene. Where does this white piece go? What about this snow-capped tree? It'll take a hawk eyes to figure it out, but this puzzle only features an eagle.

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Color puzzles that aren’t for the faint of heart

Color puzzles that aren’t for the faint of heart

No, really, you should probably talk to your doctor before you start any of these. If you thought 1000-piece puzzles were hard, Clemens Habicht is about to ruin your day. In addition to the viral 1000 Colors puzzle in which every piece is a different color, there are three more hue-centric puzzles.

The halftone puzzle has pieces reminiscent of an old comic book, but fit together to create the illusion of solid colors. The vibrating spectrum puzzle is full of polka dotted pieces that create a vibrating illusion when the fit together.

Finally, the most frustrating is their color changing puzzle which has iridescent pieces that change color depending on how the light hits them. We're too scared of this puzzle to try it, but it's too breathtaking to not recommend.

Looking for a different size puzzle? Have a look at our 500 piece guide for something quicker, and 2,000, or 5,000 piece jigsaw puzzle guides for something more challenging.  

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