Rural design in Walnut wood, this is a Turkish Backgammon Set/Board with Mother of Pearl inlays from Turkish artists. There are many tiny wood working cuts, scores and shapes that are handset. Different woods inlaid, using the finest Walnut wood and pure natural olive to add a touch of natural and uniqueness to your home. A perfect souvenir, a gift to a loved one or a beautiful addition to a board collection. A set with vibrant and attractive colours along with each piece perfectly and intricately fitted to precision by the most highly skilled and experienced craftsmen. Each piece takes a painstaking number of weeks to prepare of build completely by hand. Made by an incredibly reputable brand in Helena Wood Arts.
We include the well known as German Staunton Downhead set of chessmen. This set is crafted from blocks of wood with felt placed on every single piece to prevent any damage to the chess board surface. These German Staunton chess pieces are polished to give a natural finish by very skills craftsmen who design some of the worlds most famous and high quality chessmen and chess sets. A Downhead or German Staunton set is commonly characterised by the knight, with running diagonal lines and a closed mouth, almost with a stubborn nature. A staunched rook and engraved bishop give this unique set it’s name. Each piece is weighted to prevent the chessmen from toppling and felted to prevent damage to the chess board surface. Chessgammon has these designs of Staunton chessmen made by the best and most skilled craftsman in Amritsar India.
Chess & Backgammon Set Includes:
- Chess/Backgammon Board
- Backgammon Pieces (15 of Each Colour)
- 4 Regular Dice
- 1 Doubling Dice
- Chess Pieces Ebonised: 16
- Chess Pieces Boxwood: 16
- 2 Drawstring Velvet Bag
- Closed : 50 cm x 25 cm x 6 cm
- Open: 50 cm x 50 cm x 3 cm
- Backgammon Pieces: 30 mm
- King Height: 8 cm (3″), King Base: 2.9 cm(1.18″), King Weight: 38 g.
- Pawn Height: 4 cm (1.57″), Pawn Base: 2.4 cm (0.94″), Pawn Weight: 11 g.
- 3.4 KG