Big Shell Beach Man O'War
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Big Shell Beach, Man O' War
Padre Island National Seashore, Padre Island National Seashore (PINS), Corpus Christi, Texas
Big Shell Beach Man O' War is available in a 250 or 500-piece, artist signed jigsaw puzzle from the Artist Signature Series. Head on to Corpus Christi, across the JFK Causeway Bridge, and keep on going south, beyond the "4x4 Only Beyond This Point" sign at Padre Island National Seashore and eventually you'll arrive at the little known, yet spectacular, Big Shell Beach. Big Shell Beach is named for reasons that are obvious at first glance; at a point of two ocean current converging, millions of common arc, coquina, cockle, and quahog seashells wash up the beach until it is solid seashell. Along with seashells, sometimes come colorful, yet dangerous, Man O' War jellyfish, as depicted in this jigsaw puzzle. Big Shell Beach is one of the few solid seashell beaches in the world, and one of the best beaches for seashell hunting in Texas. It's remoteness and difficulty in accessing means that it is relatively unknown and unvisited, meaning solitude awaits.
The Wimberley Puzzle Company Artist Signature Series Jigsaw Puzzles are manufactured using the highest quality materials: including extra thick and durable puzzle board backing, premium professional matte Photography Paper with a beautiful matte finish, and soft-touch finish for long-term protection and durability of your puzzle. And the Artist Signature Series? Each puzzle contains one special piece signed by the artist.
The Wimberley Puzzle Company Difference
We strive to use the highest quality materials in manufacturing our puzzles here at the Wimberley Puzzle Company - from the puzzle backing, to the print, and finally to the box we put everything in.
Wimberley Puzzle Company puzzle prints are color-calibrated for our paper of choice and then printed on a professional Canon wide format printer.
Our paper is a thick and durable 12 mil (.012") matte finish photo paper. Anti-reflective and anti-fingerprint - meant to be handled and enjoyed. Our paper features a bright white surface, with a luxurious matte finish that brings out the beauty of the images. This paper relishes the opportunity to put on display even the smallest nuances of detail. Much of puzzling is about the tactile sensation of the pieces - this paper is slightly textured due to the matte finish and feels luxurious in your hands.
Extra Thick Puzzleboard
Our extrathick puzzleboard is a high quality, three-layer laminated solid board comprised of 100% post-consumer recycled material for sustainability. It measures .06" inches thick, which is approximately twice as thick as a typical puzzle that you'll find at big box stores. Our heavyweight, matte photo paper measures .012" for a finished piece that is .072" thick. With high-quality materials comes extra durability. You'll feel the difference right out of the box and with each piece you place.
1/8" Baltic Birch
Our premium puzzle backing offering is 1/8" thick Baltic Birch imported from the Baltics. We chose Baltic Birch because of its consistency, quality and sustainability. The plys consist of 100% birch wood - meaning no fillers or unknown softwoods. Birch is an abundant and fast growing species of tree and this sustainability was part of our decision.