Brown and Black Marble Chess Set from Mexico, "Cafe Battle"
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Have a battle of wits with this chess set from Mexico. The talented artisans of the Sierra Family create this chess set; the pieces are diligently carved by hand from brown and black marble, while the board features alternating squares of the contrasting hues.
- 3.78 kgs
- 8.3 lbs
- Board: 2 cm H x 27 cm W x 27 cm D
- Board: 0.8" H x 10.75" W x 10.75" D
- Largest piece: 5 cm H x 2 cm Diam.
- Largest piece: 2" H x 0.8" Diam.
- Smallest piece: 4 cm H x 2 cm Diam.
- Smallest piece: 1.6" H x 0.8" Diam.
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.