You have several different options when it is time to invest in a set of go stones including glass stones, plastic or pieces that feature a storage container.
The most preferred stone by skilled players are made from glass and often are housed in wooden go boards.
They are usually carefully constructed for the right weight and uniform in size.
Generally a set consist of 180 white and 181 black.
For the Eco-friendly player there are also Go bowls that are made of renewable bamboo that are very attractive.