- Hardwood with a French Finish
- 38 Handmade Marbles
- Dimensions Game Board: 9.75 x 1.25 in. (25 x 3 cm)
- Diameter Marble: 0.78 in (2 cm)
Solitaire Game French Finish Solid Gemstone Marbles. Solitaire with 38 hand made marbles. Art in itself, functional and fun as solitaire. The game of Solitaire is reputed to have been invented by a nobleman confined in the Bastille prison during the early years of the French Revolution. It is played with 36 marbles. The object is to eliminate all but one marble, which should ideally end up in the center of the game board.
All the marbles are mined, hand-cut, ground and polished by hand in Madagascar. Madagascar is known for its unique variety of minerals. Your game may contain marbles of the same mineral, but of different colors. Depending on the mining season during the time of production, this game may include marbles formed of the following minerals: Agate Mousse, Amazonite, Amphibole, Anhydride, Apatite (blue, green), Aragonite, Calcite (blue, orange, yellow, other), Chalcocite, Cipolin, Colombite, Cormaline, Crystal, Feldspath, Galena, Girasol, Gneiss, Hematoide (red), Jasper (green, red, yellow, other), Labradorite, Marble (rose, white), Microcline, Opal, Quartz, Rhodonite, Septarian, Serpentine, Sphene, Spinel. The game board is made of non-endangered hardwood with a French Finish.Houzz