backgammon walnut burl (48cm)

  • R 3,195.00
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 color points. 

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

  • Walnut burl board with Oak and Wenge points.
  • 30 x 36mm mother of pearl checkers (15 brown and 15 white)
  • 4 x 14mm dice.
  • 1 x 18mm doubling cube.
  • 1 x Set of wooden dice cups.
    Size of closed board: 48cm x 26cm. 
    Weight of the set: 2.2Kg
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