Hand-crafted Olivewood Backgammon Set

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Hand-crafted Olivewood Backgammon Set

A handcrafted backgammon set made of olivewood with mahogany and wenge inlay, and olivewood playing pieces. 

  • Handmade in Greece by Manopolous. 
  • The olive tree is known as the "Tree of Life" due to its benefits for humankind from ancient times.   Olive wood is exceptionally hard, strong and durable.
  • The playing field is a combination of olive wood with hand-inlaid wenge & mahogany points.
  • The exterior is olive heartwood, with cream and yellow-brown tones and darker brown wavy grain. 
  • 30 olivewood checkers (15 brown and 15 natural) in fabric bag
  • 4 dice
  • 1 doubling cube
  • Side racks for playing pieces
  • 15" x 9" when closed