Shop for Backyard Games from Hayneedle.com! If a European asks to see your boules be sure you've got a top-of-the-line set like the Jaques Alloy 6 Boule Bocce Ball Set with Metal Case. This petanque set brings the immensely popular French or Italian (it depends on who you ask) version of bocce ball to the US with heavy hollow metal balls that make a satisfying "clang" when they collide. This set is a great way to bring petanque home with a full set of 8 polished alloy boules and a standard jack or target ball. This gleaming set stays put in the included matching metal case. About Jaques of LondonAs the oldest games company in the world the name Jaques is inexorably intertwined with the history of almost any classic game. After literally inventing croquet popularizing the gold-standard Staunton chess pieces everyone recognizes and building a series of other games and items with the finest wood in the world Jaques has continued to reinvent itself. Today they produce game pieces and sets of the utmost quality in the strongest rarest and best-looking materials on Earth. When you're look to look refined playing chess croquet ping pong backgammon snakes and ladders or any other wooden game look to Jaques of London.