walnut burl backgammon (48cm)

  • R 3,565.00
Tax included.


The handcrafted Walnut burl Backgammon is imported from Manopoulos, Greece. Walnut burl is a beautiful tree that symbolizes confidence and mental wisdom.  The heartwood of the tree can range from a lighter pale brown to a dark chocolate brown with darker brown wavy grains. The playing field is a combination of walnut with oak & black colour points. 

This backgammon is handmade using the art of marquetry which is the art and craft of applying pieces of veneer to a structure to form decorative patterns and designs. 
Skilful workers use this method in order to create the inside design of the backgammon.

Included in this set:

  • Walnut burl board with Oak and Wenge points
  • 30 x 36mm mother of pearl checkers (15 brown and 15 ivory)
  • 4 x 14mm dice
  • 1 x 18mm doubling dice
  • 1 x Set of wooden dice cups
    Size of closed board: 48cm x 25cm
    Weight of the set: 2.2Kg
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