SKIN IN THE GAME

Alexan­dra Llewellyn made just 10 of th­ese backgam­mon sets for the Eden Rock on St. Barths in the Caribbean.

Yachting - - CURRENTS -

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.

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