A limited edition of 10 backgammon boards inspired by Azerbaijan, and available exclusively through Vault Prive, a boutique in Baku.
The board “NAR”(Pomegranate in Azeri) was commissioned to celebrate the rich culture in Azerbaijan. It incorporates one of their national symbols into their vast tradition of playing backgammon. There the Pomegranate represents fertility and wealth.
Inside – Hand painted Pomegranates on american black walnut, lacquered to finish.
Outside – built in American black walnut and decorated with a marquetry pomegranate, inlaid with burr ash, fumed oak and madrona burr.
Playing pieces - Weighted brass playing pieces inlaid with mother of pearl and red glass on one side and leather on the other (45mm x 11mm), doubling die is laurel burr (46mm x 46mm), dice cups are rosewood and lined with inside lips to ensure fair and random rolls of the precision laser cut casino quality dice.
60cm x 77cm x 5cm / 23.5" x 30" x 2" when open
Made to order
Handmade in the UK