Tribal Warrior Peg Solitaire
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A durable and vibrant hand-painted tribal peg solitaire board game with solitaire pegs designed as African tribal warrior pieces. Amazing Africa Gifts is proud to bring you this set. The board has a frame of intricately designed African scenes and wildlife. The solitaire pieces are initially sculpted by hand based on an African tribal warrior, then carefully crafted in durable molded polystone and finally hand painted by our team of South African artists.
Visitors to Africa love taking home this tribal solitaire set as a perfect gift or collectible to remember their African travels.
The standard game fills the entire board with a peg, which is your chosen animal piece. The objective is, making valid moves, to empty the entire board except for a solitary peg in the central hole.
Choose the colour of your choice:
Our Tribal warrior peg solitaire sets come in one of two options based on the tribal warrior dress colour you prefer.
- Yellow and red; OR
- Blue and red
Amazing Africa Gifts crafting details
The unique peg solitaire pieces and board are all crafted and had cast in durable polystone (crushed stone and resin). Thereafter they are all hand-painted with beautiful detail by our African artists in South Africa.
The pieces and board of the set were hand-carved by one of our artists. Limited life moulds are then created for hand casting of the solitaire pegs and board from polystone. The pegs (solitaire pieces) and board frame are then hand painted by our team of South African artists using Windsor and Newton oil paints.
The board has a felt base underneath to ensure durability.
The full chess set takes approximately four (4) hours for our craftspeople and artists to create with some time between for drying of the paint.
Animal Peg Solitaire Set details
- 33 African tribal warrior themed peg pieces per set
- Height of warrior-themed pegs: 3.2 cm
- Base diameter of pegs: 1.2 cm
- Size of circular solitaire board: 28 cm diameter x 3 cm height
- Packed size: 31 cm x 31 cm x 7 cm
- Weight fully packed: 0.25kg
Our peg solitaire sets are packaged with the utmost care to ensure that they arrive safely with you after even the longest shipment.
The board is wrapped in bubble wrap to avoid damage while in transit, and placed along with the pegs in a double walled cardboard box that is filled with polystyrene packaging fillers. The pegs are placed in small packets within this box to limit the movement of the individual pieces.
Of course if after all this care is taken any of the pieces or the board ever do arrive damaged after shipment we will take 100% responsibility and replace any damaged pieces at no cost to you.
Production and Shipping details
All the Kumbula iAfrica collection products by Gala Star are hand cast and hand painted and therefore take some time to produce.
From the time your order is placed the production and packaging can take up to 4 working days. Shipping around the world is expected to take anywhere up to 12 working days from completed production giving maximum total delivery time from your order as 16 working days.
We do aim for a total time of 8 to 10 days to the USA, UK, and Europe but please be patient... South Africa is quite far away!
Shipping costs for this set to the USA, UK, and Europe from South Africa vary, but we want to make sure you know exactly what you are paying for so we charge a fixed shipping fee for these regions. For the rest of the world, we charge a slightly higher fee as shipping costs are higher outside of these regions.
- United States of America / United Kingdom / Europe: $95
- South Africa: $30
- Rest of world: $120
VAT, Taxes and Customs duty
Please note for all our customers outside of South Africa, we do not calculate sales tax, VAT, import or customs duties and these may be due upon the product arriving at your customs office. From our experience, this may be in the region of 20% to 40% of the product value but we will always work with our shippers to ensure that the most efficient process is followed to reduce this amount where possible.
For our South African customers, please note that all prices including shipping are quoted excluding VAT and that VAT of 15% will be added to the price at checkout. Gala Star is a registered VAT vendor in South Africa.
More about the game of Peg Solitaire:
Peg Solitaire is also called Solo Noble, and is originally thought to have originated in Madagascar. A similar game called Bainvita is also found in India and surrounding countries. First evidence of written rules of the game along with board design have been found to be published in the August 1687 edition of the French literary magazine Mercure galant.
The standard game uses pegs to fill the entire board except for the central hole, and the player aims to make valid moves to empty the entire board until only one peg remains.
A valid move is to jump a peg orthogonally over an adjacent peg into a hole two positions away and then to remove the jumped peg.
There are two types of boards, the English and the European. Our sets use the English Board and does not have the additional four holes of a European Board.
Some complex mathematical strategies have been developed to master this game, but to be honest we just enjoy playing it to relax and enjoy ourselves, especially with these beautifully crafted animal pieces and designed board.