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Alexandra Llewellyn Giraffe Backgammon Set Open
Alexandra Llewellyn Giraffe Backgammon Set Detail
Alexandra Llewellyn Giraffe Backgammon Set Detail
Board measure 3.85 x 60 x 10cm when closed. 77 x 60 x 5cm when Open
Alexandra Llewellyn Giraffe Backgammon Playing Pieces
Alexandra Llewellyn Giraffe Backgammon Playing Pieces

Giraffe Backgammon Set


Invite the wonder of Africa into your home with our limited-edition Giraffe backgammon set. The evocative design juxtaposes photographs of one of the world’s most beautiful creatures with hand drawings of palm trees created especially for this board by Alexandra.

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Find out more about our personalisation options.

Engraving Backgammon Full-size Box (£480)

A date, initials or personal message.
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Personalisation Notes

It is my dream to play a game of backgammon overlooking the wide open spaces of the African savanna, surrounded by the incredible wildlife. When I do, I will take this beautiful board with me.

Alexandra Llewellyn

GIRAFFE in detail

  • Size: 77 x 60 x 5cm (Open) 38.5 x 60 x10cm (Closed)
  • Limited edition
  • Santos Rosewood box with signature fastenings
  • Malachite and mother-of-pearl playing pieces and black calf leather shakers
  • Personalisation options include laser engraved dates, initials or a handwritten message
  • Made in England

Into the wild

A herd of giraffes stand on elegantly long limbs, surveying the scenery – and the players – in Alexandra’s joyful design, which captures these charming animals in their natural habitat, surrounded by palm trees.

A game of contrasts

Alexandra’s photographic backgammon boards are an opportunity for Alexandra to unleash her creativity in multi-layered designs that juxtapose photorealistic elements with more organic imagery, like the palm tree drawings and the printed rosewood triangles.

a fusion of crafts

Responsible for recreating the tiniest of details in Alexandra’s design with perfect precision, the African scene is printed on the backgammon board by a fine art printer in archival inks, after which it passes through the hands of a variety of different artisans who specialise in traditional crafts, including a master joiner, leather artist and hand-lacquering expert.


Our limited-edition Giraffe backgammon set is presented with luxurious playing pieces. Alexandra personally chose the contrasting semi-precious materials – beautiful, banded malachite and shimmering mother of pearl – to complement the Africa-inspired colours on the board.


Backgammon board box lids and Stone Playing Pieces can be personalised with laser-engraved initials, dates, or even a short message. You can request engraving during the online checkout process.

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Worldwide Delivery

Complimentary shipping on all orders (for stocked items) to the UK in 3-5 working days. Rest of World 5-7 working days, shipping calculated at checkout. All displayed GBP £ prices include VAT. If your shipping location is outside the UK, the price shown at checkout will exclude VAT.

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Complimentary Gift Wrapping

Every Alexandra Lllewellyn purchase is beautifully gift-wrapped and dispatched in packaging designed to protect and enhance your new game. If the order is a gift, you can write a gift note at checkout. We will remove any paperwork stating the price.

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