Sunday, June 17, 2012

World’s Most Expensive Backgammon Set by Geoffrey Parker

Geoffrey Parker, a manufacturer of exclusive games and gifts, has designed a bespoke alligator-stingray backgammon set, priced at a stupendous US $387,890. With this huge price tag, Geoffrey Parker’s Backgammon Set has become the world’s most expensive backgammon set.

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Since 1958, when it was set up, Geoffrey Parker, has been creating and designing some of the most exquisite games and gifts in the world. The exclusive creations of this traditional British manufacturer are usually picked up by multimillionaires, or the representatives of leading casinos, luxury stores, private commissions and international corporations.

Over the years, Geoffrey Parker has impressed the world with its amazing art pieces, which include:

  • A luxury coffee game table: This beautiful traditional game table stores 33 games.
  • A luxury poker set: Priced at $7.5 million, this set is the most expensive poker set in the world. 
  • A luxury backgammon set: This is the $387,890 backgammon set mentioned above, which is currently the most expensive backgammon set in the world.

Geoffrey Parker’s Exclusive Alligator-Stingray Backgammon Set

Backgammon is a game that is mostly played by the uber-rich, who are well-versed with its gaming strategies, and have the leisure to play it. After designing hundreds of bespoke backgammon sets for the rich, Geoffrey Parker has now come out with the most expensive backgammon set in the world, designed to generate excitement among champions and backgammon aficionados, alike.

Geoffrey Parker’s luxury backgammon set includes a tournament-sized backgammon board, in a white gold backgammon case. When closed, the backgammon case measures 605 x 375 x 85 mm. The playing board is made of alligator and stingray. The exotic backgammon set includes an Alligator playing field with Shagreen points. It also has solid 18 carat white and yellow gold stones, each studded with a one carat diamond.

photos of geoffrey parker alligator stingray backgammon set

In addition to this, the world’s most expensive backgammon set also includes a doubling cube, set with sparkling diamonds. In fact, all numbers on the doubling cube comprise of diamonds that have been carefully embedded in 18 carat white gold. Moreover, the four dice of Geoffrey Parker’s alligator-stingray backgammon set have also been crafted from 18 carat white gold, and have been set with 27 diamonds each.

These bespoke alligator-stingray backgammon sets of Geoffrey Parker are being sold on, a renowned website that sells luxury gifts. Other than this limited edition gold and diamond studded backgammon case, Gift Vault also sells other handcrafted games created by Geoffrey Parker.

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