Only hand selected hardwoods are used to create our strong yet stylish backgammon frames. Woods such as Cherry, Walnut, Jatoba, and Maple are protected with a clear sealer that also enhances the woods natural beauty and character. Each handcrafted Brahma Backgammon Board takes 10 to 12 weeks to create.The interior surface of the backgammon board is cut from a single piece of leather. The grain pattern flows from one side of the backgammon board to the other including the checker and dice storage areas. The surface is hand dyed with the points also being hand applied . We work the leather to give it an aged appearance and texture, then condition it to give it depth and protection. The exterior is also created from leather and similarly conditioned. This is real leather with interesting grain patterns, small scars and lots of character!Our Brahma dice cups are made from the same fine hardwoods and leather as our backgammon boards, these cups feature a leather lined interior, trip lip and a padded leather bottom. They are great looking and comfortable to use.