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Hand Made Wood Mah Jongg Game from Thailand, "Mah Jongg"

byWaraporn Khamsuk: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (158)
Handcrafted from raintree wood and painted with intricate characters, this... more

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Handcrafted from raintree wood and painted with intricate characters, this striking game of strategy from Thailand is presented by Waraporn Khamsuk, featuring a box that houses 144 tiles painted with Chinese symbols in the traditional mah jongg style, often spelled "mahjong." Intended for up to four players, the objective of the game is to draw and discard tiles in order to craft a winning hand before the others do, with the player shouting "mah jongg!" when they win. A complex game of strategy and cunning, mah jongg is a game fit for beginners and experts alike, with a popularity stretching from East Asia to Western countries as well. The tiles are housed in a wood box for storage and travel.

Please note: This is the traditional Chinese-style mah jongg set, and not the American variant of the game.

  • 1.68 kgs
  • 3.7 lbs
  • Box: 4 cm H x 37 cm W x 19 cm D
  • Box: 1.6" H x 14.5" W x 7.5" D
  • Tiles (144): 3 cm H x 2.2 cm W x 1.5 cm D
  • Tiles (144): 1.2" H x 0.9" W x 0.6" D

  • Raintree wood
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in Thailand.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Thailandicon info
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From United States

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02/06/2017

"OK but disappointed"

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I knew the tiles would be wood, however, the color is very different from the photo. My grandmothers old set was Ivory, it was lovely, however, you cannot get a set like that now. I thought this would make a good gift. Maybe I was mistaken but I thought it said it comes with 4 holders. You need the wooden holders to hold your tiles while you are playing. The dice roll OK. Over all pretty disappointed.

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Daughter
  • Occasion: birthday

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02/12/2017

"Beautiful Game!"

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I love this simple yet gorgeous piece. The wooden tiles are simple yet well done. Love the box as well. Can't wait to play!

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02/01/2020

"Loved the gift"

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I have this set as a gift and they loved everything about it. Well made! Great delivery time too. Thank you!

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From USA

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10/06/2019

"Simply timeless usable art"

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This is a beautiful set! We are in awe of the designs and quality of the work. Even the box expresses ultimate craftsmanship. So thrilled to enjoy our own set and to gift the other!

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08/01/2017

"Beautiful craftsmanship"

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This is really detailed woodwork, and the pieces all fit snugly in the accompanying box.

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Uncle
  • Occasion: 'just because'
From Brookfield Wisconsin

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04/07/2021

"Absolutely beautiful"

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I haven t played it yet but I keep the top off and it sits on the coffee table for decoration.

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03/30/2021

"Well made"

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Makes a great gift!

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03/25/2021

"Interesting"

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The wood the beads are housed in very smooth. A challenging game that will hold your attention.

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03/20/2021

"The perfect gift for my grandson"

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My grandson spent the rest of Christmas Day after opening gifts working on these puzzles! A real hit and beautiful crafted.

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03/18/2021

"Granddighter loves it."

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Coffee table conversation starter. Granddaughter loves it.

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03/18/2021

"Pen Holder"

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It is so hard to find things for a man. I purchased this for my grandson. I love how beautiful the wood is.

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Waraporn has grown her passion for wooden puzzle games into a successful workshop. She employs a number of artisans and has expanded her range from puzzles to wooden tableware.

Through personal dedication and increased access to the global market that Novica provides, Waraporn has been able to increase her sales. The steady income from Novica sales has been instrumental in providing the stability that she needs to continue moving-up.

Waraporn is grateful to be able to help educate her brother. He recently began to study at the university.

The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.

This artist shows a lot of talent or potential and is in their late teens or twenties.

Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.

Waraporn Khamsuk has received a $1400 microcredit loan with 0% interest.

 
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