Our classic Backgammon Board in teal shagreen is gorgeous and impressive with its faux leather shagreen and sycamore exterior. The playing surface is inlaid with a combination of mappa burl, rosewood and walnut with a sycamore trim. The wooden base of the board gives off the wonderful clickity click sound that is so important when you are playing backgammon. The storage sections for our unique leather and stainless steel pieces and sycamore dice shakers are lined with midnight blue velvet.
Also included is a doubling dice handmade in mappa burl for those who like to like to spice up their game and gamble! Of course we include two sets of dice. The set is ideal for both beginners and experienced players. This is a regular standard size board and has backgammon pieces of 38mm diameter. This luxury Backgammon Board is a true family heirloom, who could resist a game! Our teal backgammon set is the perfect luxury gift and a classic piece for any home.
Finally here are some useful tips about the care and maintenance of the classic Backgammon Board in teal shagreen.
- How should one keep the backgammon set?
Always make sure the backgammon board is kept dry at all time and keep it out of direct sunshine.
- How should clean the backgammon set?
A quick polish with a dry cloth should be sufficient. However if the board is marked by a glass ring, use a damp cloth to remove the stain and wipe down with a dry cloth. It couldn’t be easier.
Did you know the word Backgammon first appeared in the Oxford English dictionary in 1650. It is probably derived from the Middle English “bace” meaning back and word “gaman” meaning “game” or “play”.