Alexandra Llewellyn x Darioush Backgammon Set, 2011 Darius Edition
Among the world's oldest games, backgammon’s roots are in Persian culture. Excavations at Shar-e-Sokhteh, an archaeological site in southeastern Iran have uncovered evidence of an early ancestor of the game of backgammon, dating to 3000 B.C.
At Darioush, we look to the past for inspiration, seeking modern interpretations for arts lost to the passage of time. In our first product collaboration inspired by Darius II, we've partnered with celebrated games designer Alexandra Llewellyn to produce this bespoke, limited edition backgammon set. Made of natural laurel burl wood with brass findings, these stately backgammon boards are one-of-a-kind treasures, expertly handcrafted, handpainted and individually numbered.
Dimensions: 23.5" x 30" x 2" when open.
Darius II Backgammon Set$5,000