Dominoes Board and Traditional Games
Western dominoes are thought to have originated in the eighteenth century with likely links to earlier Chinese versions of the 'pieces' and associated games. Dominoes board and traditional games are made by a number of quality manufacturers of the past and the present.
There are traditional dominoes board games to play which are as entertaining to children and adults alike, as they were found to be centuries ago. There are more modern versions of the game available where the pieces are lined up in a row and toppled over, one by one. Many of the dominoes sets available feature pieces that are highly attractive. Some are also contained within boxes or cases that are just as attractive.
Domino materials to choose from
Dominoes have been made out of various durable materials with some being both tactile and attractive. Amongst the domino materials that can regularly be found are those made of plastic, bone, cardboard, glass, stone, wood and metal.
New domino sets, for adults and children
There are lots of modern domino sets, based on the traditional design, which have been made by well known and reliable manufacturers. These include everything from simple, basic sets to the most elaborate, luxury sets with top quality dominoes and stylish boxes to keep them in.
There are lots of fun and innovative dominoes and domino based games for children too. These include bright and colourful themed dominoes. Children's dominoe games are often based on popular children's characters and TV shows or films such as Frozen, Thomas the Tank Engine, Paddington Bear, Dora the Explorer, Doc McStuffins, Hello Kitty, The Minions and many others.
Vintage domino sets
There are also many beautiful vintage domino sets available. Many of these vintage sets feature high quality bone dominoes and luxurious wooden or metal boxes, some of which are decorated with attractive motifs. There are also vintage metal dominoes, as well as wooden ones and those made of other, equally as tactile materials. Some vintage boxes are made of cardboard and have been kept in excellent condition, featuring the original branding of the companies who made them.