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Chessex Borealis




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table of contents

  1. general
  2. product overview
  3. change of shimmer OG/NG
  4. credits

general


Borealis is a Chessex plastic dice series with a glittering effect.
Probably based on das polarlight (Aurora)

product overview


Borealis 1

name product code description picture info
Aquerple with Black CHX 27420 / LE668 blue green shimmer with black pips/numbers new: 2001
discontinued: 2015
Clear with Black CHX 27400 / LE608 light green shimmer with black pips/numbers new: 2001
discontinued: 2014
2012, 2014
Confetti with Black CHX LE669 colorful shimmer with black pips/numbers new: 2001
OOP
Green with White CHX LE611 green with white pips/numbers new: 2003
discontinued: 2004
Orange with White CHX LE609 orange with white pips/numbers new: 2003
Purple with White CHX 27407 / LE613 purple with white pips/numbers new: 2001
Sky Blue with White CHX 27426 / LE612 sky blue with white pips/numbers new: 2001

Borealis 2

name product code description picture info
Light Green with Gold CHX 27425 light green with gold pips/numbers new: 2001
Magenta with Gold CHX 27424 magenta with gold pips/numbers new: 2001
discontinued: 2018
Pink with Silver CHX 27404 pink with silver pips/numbers new: 2001
Royal Purple with Gold CHX 27467 royal purple with gold pips/numbers new: 2001
Smoke with Silver CHX 27428 smoke with silver pips/numbers new: 2001
Teal with Gold CHX 27486 teal with gold pips/numbers new: 2001

others

name product code description picture info
Maple Green with yellow CHX 27565 green with yellow pips/numbers new: 04 2019
Red with White LT610 red with white pips/numbers new: 2001
OOP

change of shimmer


Chessex has changed the shimmer of the dice over the years. The reason for this is that the powder was no longer available from the manufacturer.
Update: since spring 2016 they started to change. Source: Chessex.
The powder was banned in Germany (Europe) because it is used for security features of banknotes.
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There are just 2 different Borealis classification: With old glitter powder (OG) and the glitter powder that is currently used (NG)
All differences in appearance are because of variations during production process. Source: Chessex factory

OOG is the same glitter as OG. Just a variation during production process results in different appearance.
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Pink NG - OG

Magenta NG - OG

Purple NG - OG

Royal Purple NG - OG


Sky Blue NG - OG

Teal NG - OG

Light Green NG - OG

Smoke NG - OG

credits


category: Chessex