Alexandra Llewellyn unique luxury backgammon sets. Don’t know what to get the person that has everything? This is a luxury item, a gift of pure opulent craftsmanship to any board game fan, especially if you love backgammon. A truly unique vision of the oldest recorded board game in the world. Adorned with saucy vintage showgirls in various dresses, this luxury handmade backgammon set adds a bit of charm to this time-honored game. The set is made of ironwood with a black background, and has gold-plated hinges and sliding fastenings. The playing pieces are finished in antique gold and black weighted aluminum. Alexandra Llewellyn Designs are unique and are owned by Sir Richard Branson, Elle Macpherson and January Jones to name a few. Inside: Zebrano wood backgammon board, with a photographic carnival playing surface. Finished with hand-applied lacquer. Outside: Zebrano wood with gold-plated sliding fastenings and hinges. Playing pieces: antique gold and black weighted aluminium. Doubling die is laurel burr. Dice cups are rose wood and lined with inside lips to ensure fair and random rolls of the precision laser cut dice. The finished product is a glorious luxury conversation piece that makes the most intimate of luxury gifts, a truly thoughtful present.
Founded in 1847 in Paris, Cartier stands as one of the world’s most esteemed and respectful companies in the luxury goods industry. In an ever-present quest for excellence, this coffee table volume edition book shows almost 290 full-page color images, of many of the house’s most famous time pieces in a never before published collection. From a Tortue single push-piece chronograph, created in 1929 to a contemporary Santos 100 skeleton watch, Cartier interprets complications in its own inimitable way, always with a sense of design. Hardcover and affordable, the time is now.