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Iamond Tessellations by Michael
Folded Hexiamond patterns by Michael Dowle.
Small Iamond Tessellations by Michael Dowle.
Hexiamond Tessellations by Michael Dowle.
Heptiamond Tessellations by Michael Dowle.
Octiamond Tessellations by Michael Dowle.
Enneiamond Tessellations by Michael Dowle.
Radial/Random Tessellations by Michael Dowle.
The IAMOND RING from Kadon Enterprises will have a copy of the small book I wrote. The Octiamond Ring below is something you can buy from them, lasercut from acrylic. You can also buy it from me. This is, by far, my favorite puzzle to play with. It's also the most beautiful puzzle I've got. I highly recommend their site and their products.
Marc Paulhus has a site devoted to the Hexiamond problem. Very nice.
A French site about iamonds by JMarc Genevey is here.
Kea's Hexajig is an iamond based cryptic.
Below, I've listed some of the nice Iamond material I have received, most of it from Michael Dowle.
The above is a triangle made with the 160 enneiamonds. It was
discovered by Andrew Clarke. Below is a triangle made with the heptiamonds
and octiamonds. In the early days, doing anything with iamonds was a mind-numbing affair which could take weeks, but thanks to modern-day computers and the Intel Core Family processors the calculation of these takes no longer than the blink of an eye.
The heptiamonds can be packed away nicely (by MD).
If you prefer your iamonds to be checkered, here is a checkered hexiamond puzzle made by Dr. Geoffrey W. Wood. Marcel Tuenissen and Ramon van der Winkel have examined this puzzle and found exactly 2035428 solutions.
If the Octiamonds are checkered in all possible ways, you wind up with 225 pieces, with an area of 1800 triangles. Can these pieces make a side-30 checkered diamond?
Here are some heptiamond solutions by Andrew Clarke. You may purchase a set of heptiamonds from Kadon Enterprises.
/ \ \
/___ K ___\ C ___\____
/ \ / \ \ /
/ ___\/___ \___\ F /
/ B \ \ H / \
/______\____ D \____/______\
\ / /\ A \
\ J ____/___/ \___________\
\ / \ \ I / /
\/ L \ \________/ /
\ / G / E /