Viking Dice and explanation on how to make them. Gift idea for a special plunderer?

Thomas guild - medieval woodworking, furniture and other crafts: The game of the Four Seasons: making dice

Most well designed chess set ever.

Most well designed chess set ever.>>>I would wind up trying to wear every single ring I could fit on my fingers XD

Chess Piece in the Form of Knight, ca. 1250, probably made in London, walrus ivory.

Chess Piece in the Form of a Knight, ca. 1250 English Walrus ivory Overall 3 x 2 x 1 in. x x cm) Gift of J.

Ancient Egyptian gaming pieces made of faience, circa 1500 B.C. Very likely pieces for plying Senet.

Ancient Egyptian gaming pieces made of faience, circa 1500 B. Very likely pieces for playing Senet.

Turquesa

Eric Moss - The wheel-thrown, raku-fired, two-part nested sculptures conjure up images of seed pods, jet engines, fossils and ringed planets

Wise Ramblings: A&S 50 Challenge: Medieval Board Games

About 3 years ago, I tried my hand at being an SCA merchant, in the hopes of increasing the amount of medieval entertainment at events.

These dice and shaker are from the late 1400s and are made out of bone.  The dice were x-rayed and found to contain droplets of mercury so they always fell the same way!

These (thrown) dice and shaker are from the late and are made out of bone. The dice were x-rayed and found to contain droplets of mercury so they always fell the same way!

A Knight piece from a twelfth century chess set.

Knight (from a display with chess figures from Italy, Central Europe and Northern Europa, made from ivory or walrus teeth;

St. Thomas guild - medieval woodworking, furniture and other crafts: The game of the Four Seasons: making 7-sided dice

Thomas guild – medieval woodworking, furniture and other crafts: The game of the Four Seasons: making dice

Chess piece Bishop,ivory,Southern Germany,14th cent. Staatliche Museum Berlin

Chess piece Bishop,ivory,Southern Germany,14th cent. Staatliche Museum Berlin

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