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Marble Chess Set in Black and Pink from Mexico (10.5 in.), "Black and Pink Challenge"

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The perfect home accessory for offering a cerebral challenge, this small chess... more

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The perfect home accessory for offering a cerebral challenge, this small chess set from Mexico is presented by the Sierra Family. The artisans work with marble, diligently hand-carving each tile and chess piece to display natural hues of black and pink.

  • 3.06 kgs
  • 6.7 lbs
  • 1.8 cm H x 26.4 cm W x 26.1 cm D
  • 0.7" H x 10.5" W x 10.25" D
  • Smallest piece: 1.9 cm W x 3.6 cm H
  • Smallest piece: 0.7" W x 1.4" H
  • Largest piece: 2.1 cm W x 6.3 cm H
  • Largest piece: 0.8" W x 2.5" H

  • 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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  • Free Gift Wrap? No
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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60

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10/18/2019

"Beautifully crafted"

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I was amazed how this beautiful chess set was boxed and meticulously wrapped to ensure it arrived safely. The pink and black chess board is even more brilliantly colored than the pictures. I only unwrapped two of the chess pieces and found them to be masterfully constructed. Can?t wait to give this gift!!! I can see this gift being handed down through generations.

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Black and Pink Challenge, Marble Chess Set in Black and Pink from Mexico (10.5 in.)

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10/15/2019

"Gorgeous chess set"

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I bought this product recently and am very satisfied with it. Each time I play chess I am glad that I purchased this beautiful marble set made it Mexico. Very highly recommended.

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09/18/2020

"This is a beautifully designed and crafted set!"

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I originally ordered it for my son and daughter-in-law, but will order a second one for them... I cant part with it! The square tile itself is lovely, and I have it on display in my dining room. The little pieces, (Xs and Os) need a little container to match the quality of the set... Ive got mine currently in a tiny hand-made ceramic bowl, stowed in a drawer, but it would be ideal for them to fit into a tiny box made of onyx (or wood), that could sit on top of the little square tile... Dont you think? I looked through my own extensive collection of tiny hand-made boxes, and didnt have one. (Im an artist and a designer who can not stop designing!)

Best Uses

  • Having on hand for family or friends get-together, once we are out of this dire social isolation!

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09/15/2020

"beautiful"

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I was impressed with this beautiful piece and it was packaged nicely to keep it safe during shipping. I would purchase this again!

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09/06/2020

"A lovely addition to my meditation table"

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I like to light a beeswax tea light when I do my meditative reading and sitting. I like the onyx feel better than the ceramic holder I had before, and it is more subdued than glass holders. The eight-pointed star is an interesting design choice, which I am enjoying.

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  • Meditation table

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07/22/2020

"Beautiful!"

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Absolutely beautiful. Great gift idea and great family game for any time. We love ours and play with it often. Beautifully and artistically made.

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  • Gift or gift to self family

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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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