Butterfly backgammon set in a Fumed Eucalyptus box with red and cream leather playing pieces
Alexandra Llewellyn Butterfly Backgammon Set Open
Alexandra Llewellyn Butterfly Backgammon Set Open
Alexandra Llewellyn Butterfly Backgammon Set Open
Alexandra Llewellyn Butterfly Backgammon Set Detail
Alexandra Llewellyn Butterfly Backgammon Set Box
Alexandra Llewellyn Leather Playing Pieces
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Butterfly Backgammon Set

£5,200

A beautiful objet d’art to display in the home and an absorbing game to play with friends and family, our Butterfly backgammon board is a tribute to one of nature’s most magical creatures that captures the exquisite delicacy and symmetry of a butterfly’s iridescent wings fluttering beside veined marble.

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Growing up in the English countryside, butterflies have long been a source of wonder and joy to me. Their shimmering wings and beautiful symmetry make them the perfect muse for my designs.

Alexandra Llewellyn

BUTTERFLY in detail

  • Size: 77 x 60 x 5cm (Open) 38.5 x 60 x10cm (Closed)
  • Fumed Eucalyptus box with signature fastenings
  • Wrapped burgundy and cream calf leather playing pieces and black calf leather shakers

  • Embossed weighted leather doubling die and precision laser-cut dice
  • Personalisation options include laser engraved dates, initials or handwritten message
  • Made in England

exquisite details

Housed in a richly coloured, dramatically grained wood box, the natural warmth of the wooden playing surface contrasts beautifully with the striking photorealism of the butterflies and veined marble triangles, which are realised with extraordinary clarity upon the board.

Ethereal beauty

Symbolic of transformation, hope and celebration, Alexandra’s appreciation of the Victorian tradition of collecting insects inspired her to explore the many different species of butterfly in the animal kingdom. Each pair of electric-blue wings is reproduced in high-definition detail to appear just as it does in nature.

entirely handcrafted

The craftsmanship process is overseen by expert artisans every step of the way, with the artwork digitally printed upon the wooden board by a fine art printer using archival inks before passing through the hands of nine different craftspeople, including a master joiner, leather artist and authority in hand-lacquering for a flawless, matte satin finish.

Elevate your game

Designed to enhance your game of backgammon, semi-precious playing pieces are a luxurious addition to our Signature backgammon sets. Alexandra recommends turquoise and mother of pearl playing pieces to complement her Butterfly backgammon board, with personalisation of the pieces available.

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Engraving

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

All orders (for stocked items) are shipped within 2-5 working days.  Personalisation will be an additional 7 days.   Shipping charges can be viewed here.  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 Llewellyn purchase is beautifully 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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