Material (Chess Pieces): Bud Rose Wood / Boxwood (Gardenia latifolia)
Dimensions: King Height - 4.4" (114 mm) King Base - 1.88" (48 mm) Pawn Height - 2.40" (61 mm) Pawn Base - 1.41" (36 mm)
You're getting: 34 pieces(2 extra queens), Chess board is not included.Weight: 2000 grams approx. (70.54 oz). Please note that the weight in the set is added manually so the final weight of the set can vary by plus or minus (±) 10%.Recommended Board Size: 60 mm / 2.36" square size
Shipping: FedEx/DHL 4-6 days delivery for North America, UK, AU, EU, IN IndiaPost 15-25 days delivery for rest of the world - Know More
Epic is Back: 1st generation Shera series chess pieces were the archetype of perfection in our luxury series. So making it more perfect was really difficult for us, that is why we have borrowed its elegant look and most of the design elements from its previous generation. This stellar chess set in Staunton pattern is made up of bud rosewood and boxwood. The King proudly stands at 4.4 inches and its base is robust 1.8 inches. Dark chess pieces are exquisitely crafted in bud rosewood. Because of its rarity, bud rosewood chess pieces are the primary choice of many chess enthusiasts. Bud rosewood is an alluring wood and probably the most admired wood for luxury chess sets.
Weight: 2000 grams approx. (70.54 oz). Please note that the weight in the set is added manually so the final weight of the set can vary by plus or minus (±) 10%.
The opposing pieces are made of boxwood which is traditionally used for the white side. It is one of the fairly easy woods to work with and shows off aesthetic details. The set comes with free extra queens for effortless pawn promotion. All chess pieces are expertly carved and extremely well weighted for fantastic hand-feel and a very nice thud on the wooden chess board. Chess pieces have unique collar rings and feature the finest hand carved detail possible as well as thick green felt, which precisely envelops the base of each chessmen for smooth movement on the chess board. The knights are well-crafted and represent the highest grade of knight carving skills that our Indian artisans have to offer.
Craftsmanship: The carving of the knight is quite spectacular, look closely at the details around the mane and nostrils. The design of the other pieces is also highly commended to allow the set to truly stand out. They are meticulously handcrafted from the finest grade bud rosewood and polished by hand to give it a rich and long-lasting shine. Each chessmen is carefully handcrafted in India with dainty details and the design, quality, and craftsmanship of these chess pieces is comparable to the luxury chess sets that are sold for $1000+ by other retailers.
Uniformity of pieces: The shapes of turned pieces are guided by metal profiles and so all turned pieces are identical, especially the pawns. You can expect some variation where hand carving or cutting comes i.e. knights.
Before dispatching it, we polish the chess pieces with a special coating that enhances the reflection and lets you easily wipe off smudges. All chess pieces have an elegant visual appeal that blends well for permanent display on a cocktail table and for a practical play. These chess pieces are red and off-white in color, which will suit on any red or black color board. Matching chess board for these pieces is available at our web store at extra cost. Shop Here
Package Includes : 34 Chessmen(2 extra queens included). Chess board NOT included in this sale.
Disclaimer: Product color may slightly vary due to photographic lighting sources or your monitor settings.
Caution: These chess pieces are neither waterproof nor UV-resistant
Shipping: We offer FREE SHIPPING anywhere in the world. For North America, UK, Australia, Europe, and India the item will be shipped by FedEx expedited service and for Latin America, Russia, Japan and the rest of the world, it will be shipped by India Post Regd. Parcel. Delivery period may vary from 4-6 days for FedEx and 15-25 days for Registered Parcel. We assure you that you won't pay any additional taxes or customs duty after your payment at chessbazaar.com. Know More
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