This is an authentic Iranian backgammon chess set. It’s made from wood with finest Persian marquetry (Khatamkari) on both sides. A stunning masterpiece made by an Iranian artist, it includes figures and two dices for backgammon.
Get it as a fantastic gift for your loved ones or treat yourself to a one-of-a-kind handmade chess set.
Marquetry or Khatamkari is one of the Persian arts of marquetry wherein wooden or metallic surfaces are decorated with pieces of wood, bone, and metal, cut in a variety of shapes and designs.
Backgammon is one of the oldest known board games. Its history can be traced back nearly 5,000 years to archaeological discoveries in Mesopotamia. It is a two-player game where each player has fifteen pieces that move between twenty-four triangles according to the roll of two dice.
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