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Product ID: 352106

Brown and Black Marble Chess Set Crafted in Mexico, "Earthen Challenge"

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Featuring natural hues of earthen brown and black, this sophisticated chess set... more

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Featuring natural hues of earthen brown and black, this sophisticated chess set is designed by Mexico's Sierra Family. The talented artisans diligently carve each piece by hand for the perfect home accessory for challenging your friends. The brown pieces feature an incredible degree of variegation in the natural stone.

  • 5.56 kgs
  • 12.3 lbs
  • Board: 35 cm L x 35 cm W x 1.5 cm D
  • Board: 13.75" L x 13.75" W x 0.6" D
  • Pieces: 4.7 cm min L - x 7.5 cm max L x 2.6 cm W
  • Pieces: 1.9" min L - x 3" max L x 1" W

  • Marble
  • Natural stone - some variations in color and/or pattern are to be expected
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Warning: Choking Hazard. Small parts -- not for children under 3 years.
  • Velvet paper backing
  • Made in Mexico.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Mexicoicon info
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  • Premium Gift Wrap? No

Reviews by Customers

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51

Roy

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08/16/2019

"This will be in our family for generations to come"

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This is far more beautiful than we could have imagined. The chessmen are artfully carved and the board is exquisite. Thank you so much Sierra family

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Earthen Challenge, Brown and Black Marble Chess Set Crafted in Mexico

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05/22/2020

"Absolutely perfect! Beautifully crafted"

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I was looking for a chess set to replace a set that had been broken. We had purchased our original set whilst on holiday in Mexico back 2011. There is a slight colour variant to our original set but this is a perfect replacement to help me reminisce of such a happy time spent with my husband. And now I have a new set which I can now share with our children as well, teaching them how to play and making memories as a family. Thank you so much for this beautifully crafted set. The attention to detail is brilliant

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Worthy Match, Marble Chess Set in Beige and Black from Mexico

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05/11/2020

"Gorgeous display piece"

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I never thought tic-tac-toe could become a true piece of artwork--this set has the perfect weight and is achingly gorgeous in real life. A fun heirloom collectible for sure.

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04/26/2020

"Lovely piece or carved art"

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I ordered this small catchall for my car keys. I am so very happy with this lovely work of art. It is really delicate looking and so nicely carved. The colors are vibrant and I feel I might just have it on an end table as part of the decor. It is apx 6 1/2 inches long by 4 1/4 inches wide. I am very pleased, thank you.

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Handy Leaf in Brown, Handcrafted Leaf-Shaped Onyx Catchall in Brown from Mexico

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04/03/2020

"Exquisite chess set"

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Beautifully carved chess set. Craftsmanship is superb. Very happy with my purchase.

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03/17/2020

"Best gift ever!"

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Beautiful! Love playing this game.

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

This artist is currently confronting a major life challenge.

Sierra Family has received 5 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $2500 and the most recent for $3800. Proceeds were used to purchase marble and onyx in bulk for her chess sets.

Odette has left a profound impact in her community and has successfully tripled the growth of her workshop from her first six months at NOVICA.

The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.

Odette has provided work for incredible people to aid in creating the art in her workshop.

Odette learned her craft from community members in her home town.

 
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