Gifts For the Mah-Jongg Maven

Mah Jongg Beginner’s Guide

Whether it’s you or your Bubbe down in Boca, chances are you know a mah-jongg player – probably more than one! And they will need gifts this Hanukkah and for birthdays to come. The great thing about mah-jongg is that there is a lot of stuff you can buy to support their habit (oops I mean hobby).

From travel sets and carrying bags to books, mats and household decor, the mah-jongg maven in your life will love your gifts. She will use them whenever it is her turn to host, when she can proudly display them.

Here is a selection of our favorites:

Get the newbie the Beginner’s Guide to American Mah Jongg: How to Play the Game & Win:


Buy a set to go along with the book, like this Complete Classic American Mah Jongg Set from Amazon:


The set contains engraved tiles, wooden racks, dice, and scoring coins in a beautiful wooden case.

If you’re looking for a small travel set, here is a great Travel Mah Jongg Set available on Amazon:


It also contains tiles, racks, dice and playing chips.

Some players prefer to carry their sets in lighter soft bags instead of hard cases. Here is a nice Mah Jongg Set with a Soft Burgundy Carrying Bag:


If you or your gift recipient already has a set and you are just looking for a bag, here is a great Mah Jongg Travel Tote Bag that can be personalized and comes with pouches for the tiles:


It is nice to have a mat for the game table, so the tiles slide easily and don’t make so much noise. This Mah Jong Table Cover comes in red, blue, green and yellow:


It measures 30 5/8 inches by 30 5/8 inches, polyester with rubber backing so it won’t slip.

If somebody’s hosting mah-jongg they will be serving snacks and drinks, and so will appreciate these Mah Jongg Wine Charms:


This Set of 4 Mah Jongg Spreaders would be a great gift along with the wine charms:


Set of 4, stainless steel blades.

And this Mah Jongg Popcorn Bowl is perfect for snacks:


Ceramic bowl, measures 9 inches in diameter.

This Mah Jongg Tile Guest Soap Set is a fantastic hostess gift or display the soaps in your powder room when it’s your turn to host:


When she’s not playing, your mah jongg player can show everybody what she’d rather be doing with this Black Mah Jongg Tote Bag:


It’s available in two sizes, 14 x 14 or 20 x 15.

Or, if she has a bold sense of humor, get this “Show Me Your Crak” t-shirt from Cafe Press:


100% cotton, available in sizes S – 2XL.

And any player would appreciate these I’d Rather Play Mah Jongg Greeting Cards:


Sold in sets of 12.

Here’s your list, now get crakin’!

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