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Illuminated Backgammon

Dark Backgammon

Introducing an exciting new way of seeing backgammon – combining British design and elegance with a cutting edge and innovative game experience.  Purling London’s illuminated backgammon board brings an element of drama to your game as light and shadow play around our heavily-weighted modern pieces.  Our playing pieces are beautifully lacquered in deep glossy colour and hand-crafted from exceptional quality hardwood.  A pleasure for both the player and the spectator, Dark Backgammon sets are ILla striking piece to have in any modern interior.

“I love our new vibrant, gloss-lacquered Backgammon coins. Hand-made, chunky and heavy, they are satisfying to handle and striking to look at as they reflect the unique illuminated lines of the glass Purling London board”

Simon Purkis, Founder and Director, Purling London


  • Hand-made in England, illuminated, gloss white, 670 x 555 x 38mm toughened glass board, 11Kg
  • 30 hand-carved, triple-weighted, lacquered boxwood luxury backgammon coins, 45mm diameter
  • Purling London branded leather felts
  • Dice, dice shaker and doubling cube
  • Power adapter and dimmer
  • Purling London luxury packaging
  • Unique certificate personally signed by the designer

Available as standard with pieces in combinations of Classic Red, Metallic Gold, Gloss White and Shadow Black.


As part of our bespoke programme, they can incorporate your company’s branding and logo, a theme close to your heart or a personal message – our designers are ready to create a special backgammon set unique to you.

Explore our Bespoke Backgammon set options here.

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