Toys Games Spinners & Puppets

Toys Dice Spinning Tops Games
Like us all the Timorese try to find time in their days for a little fun. Gassing is a favourite game played from the dirt tracks in the kampong to the smooth tiled verandahs of the city. Spinning tops and spinning toys in a variety of models from helicopters to dradel like tops. Even as simple as spinning a bamboo branch around the forefinger.
OWARE PANDI DAKON MANCALA KYIOGO GAME – Known in the highlands of Timor as AKA MALE’. Oware is a game played the world over under various names. These game boards have been hand-carved using the most basic of tools.
All of the craft here have been hand-carved then decorated to create their uniqueness.
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