This chess set exemplifies luxury! This is an exceptional set of chessmen crafted by Italian artisans in Italy. This set will become the centerpiece of any room. The pieces are solid brass plated with 24K gold/silver with wood in between which is dipped in gold/silver to give a unique finish. There are several clear coats over the gold/silver so they will not tarnish therefore you do not have to polish them. The matching chess board is an exceptional board crafted by Italian artisans in Italy, it is crafted of briarwood and Birdseye maple and is lined with a black onyx color along the boarder. There is a raised frame brushed with gold and sliver for a unique finish with a high gloss finish. This luxury chess set is made in Italy for you! King height: 5". Base diameter: 1 3/4". Very heavy in weight with felted bottoms. 24K gold/silver plated over solid brass. Squares 2 3/8".
Solid brass chessmen both sides, plated with 24K Gold/Silver with felted bottoms. In between the gold and silver parts the chessmen have wooden parts which are dipped in gold and silver. The pieces have felted bottoms, they are naturally heavy in weight, the set of 32 chessmen weighs a massive 17 lbs. and the board is about 15 pounds.
Maple and briarwood chess board with a raised frame and a high gloss finish.
King Height: 5". Chess board: 25" x 25".
Luxury Italian chess set is hand-made of the most precious and superior woods and others have no comparison, the woods used are elm, briar & root wood. In recent years, faux woods have appeared in the marketplace. None of these fake reproductions, however, often sold as real they cannot begin to replace the beauty or the feel of the natural woods themselves.
This set truly exemplifies luxury at its very best, this is definitely a set to impress, and is a fine piece of furniture to leave on display in your living room, den or game room. This is an unforgettable gift that will be appreciated from one generation to the next.