hist-games: Coloring bone tafl pieces?

Hall, Hayward HallH at evangel.edu
Wed Apr 2 11:23:38 PST 2003


Personally I'd go with a natural dye.  I think paint would detract from the bone carving.

What kinds or sections of bone are you carving them out of?  Where do you get red ochre?

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> From: Chas [mailto:webmaster at historicgames.com]
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> I'm starting to work on a set of hnefatafl pieces inspired by the bone
> game piece found at Woodperry in Oxfordshire as pictured both 
> by Murray
> and R.C. Bell. But, I'm debating on best color for the "dark" pieces.



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