SKIN IN THE GAME
Alexandra Llewellyn made just 10 of these backgammon sets for the Eden Rock on St. Barths in the Caribbean.
01. LITHE LADIES’ LEGS
That’s how the designer describes the background of this backgammon set (about $7,500), with the legs amid palm fronds and bougainvillea.
02. SEMIPRECIOUS PLAYING PIECES
Turquoise, carnelian and brass are used to create the playing pieces. Calf leather and suede are the materials used in the dice shakers.
03. SANTOS ROSEWOOD BOX
Sometimes called Bolivian rosewood, Santos rosewood gained in worldwide popularity after traditional rosewood became endangered.