The Gibsons jigsaw company has a long and distinguished history dating back almost 100 years. Gibsons puzzles are unique in a very crowded jigsaw puzzle marketplace. As the puzzle business has grown Gibsons have adapted to the various and changing demands of their customers. Always known primarily for painted puzzle pictures, Gibsons jigsaw puzzles were skewed very much into the area of nostalgia. This nostalgia required the company to seek out the best qualified artists who could render faithfully Englandís recent and not too recent past. These uplifting scenes now span many time periods as well as geographic locations.
Appropriately attired people occupied in activities involving the entire family have always been an overall Gibsons theme. From towns and villages with their unique stores, vehicles and restaurants and, of course, delightful locations, the Gibsonís jigsaw puzzle catalogue encompasses a wide selection of pictures that has been developed over several years by highly accomplished painters who understood and could create pictures indulging the nostalgia phenomenon.
Gibsons used artists who could conjour up a charming vision that might not have been exactly authentic but that had enough realism to pique the puzzlerís imagination. Cornish and Scottish seaside villages that have tourists rather than authentic fishermen with lighthouses and ports strewn with fishing boats has been a longstanding genre. Domestic settings with petsí antics in the cookie jar or upsetting the Christmas tree are also popular. Dazzling cartoons by brilliant artists such as Mike Jupp displaying amazing technical talent and a gentle eye for the absurdity of human foibles have always been perennially popular. Mike Jupp has been in the catalogue for over a decade and is a strong as ever.
Made of the highest quality imported recycled board and printed to the most exacting standard, Gibsonís puzzle sizes accommodate every pocket and skill level. There are 500 piece puzzles in standard and extra large pieces. There are more elongated pictures with 636 pieces. The most popular size is 1000 piece jigsaw puzzles. 1000 piece puzzles are easily the most popular and there are now over a hundred 1000 piece puzzles on the Canada Puzzles website available for consumers everywhere. Gibsons puzzles have recently increased their puzzle size selection to 2000 piece puzzles. They are also available on the Canada Puzzles website.
With a keen eye for gift giving as well as for the committed enthusiast, Gibsonís jigsaw puzzles are offered in unique and distinguished blue boxes with several full image of the puzzle printed on the box as well as a revealing biography of the artist who created that particular image.
Gibsonís jigsaw puzzles own a unique and growing segment of the highly competitive jigsaw puzzle market. Drawn from their stable of exceptionally gifted artists, the Gibsonís jigsaw puzzle catalogue offers an extensive range of uplifting painted images showing everyday life and its events occurring today, yesterday and in the past using English, European and American scenes.
From farming activities that involve the whole family to towns with their quaint stores, vehicles and restaurants, the Gibsonís jigsaw puzzle catalogue represents a wide choice of pictures that has been developed over several years by seeking out those artists whose talents best reveal the realistic and imaginary pageant of people at work and play. Seaside vistas with lighthouses and ports strewn with fishing boats as well as domestic settings with families, pets and toys are other popular themes. Dazzling cartoons by brilliant artists displaying amazing technical talent and a gentle eye for the absurdity of human foibles have always been a mainstay of the Gibsonís jigsaw puzzle catalogue. New to the catalogue, nursery rhymes of exquisite tenderness are sure to warm the heart of any collector of Gibsonís jigsaw puzzles.
Made of the highest quality imported blueboard and printed to the most exacting standard, Gibsonís puzzle sizes accommodate every budgets starting with 500 piece puzzles to the more elongated 636 piece puzzles and the most popular 1000 piece jigsaw puzzles. Due to their outstanding success, the 1000 piece puzzle now commands pride of place in the Gibsonís puzzle catalogue with over 60 different images to choose from. For those who are more comfortable working with larger puzzle parts, the Gibsonís jigsaw puzzle catalogue offers an extensive selection of 500 piece puzzles made of extra large pieces. A 500 piece extra large puzzle has the same dimensions as a standard 1000 piece jigsaw puzzle. With a keen eye for presentation as well as product Gibsonís jigsaw puzzles are offered in unique and distinguished blue boxes with several full image of the puzzle printed on the box as well as a revealing biography of the artist who created that particular image.