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Mexican White Onyx and Charcoal Grey Marble Mini Chess Set, "White and Ash"

bySierra Family: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (62)
Richly veined grey marble contrasts with luminous white onyx, each color... more

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Richly veined grey marble contrasts with luminous white onyx, each color representing an opponent. The Sierra family crafts this mini chessboard and pieces from natural stone, polished to perfection. Small enough to fit in a backpack, handbag or beach tote, it is ideal for the amateur or aficionado.

Because each piece is sculpted individually, there may be slight variations in the color and pattern of the stone.

  • 1.70 kgs
  • 3.7 lbs
  • 1 cm H x 19 cm W x 19 cm D
  • 0.4" H x 7.5" W x 7.5" D
  • Largest piece: 3.5 cm H x 1.5 cm Diam.
  • Largest piece: 1.4" H x 0.6" Diam.
  • Smallest piece: 2.5 cm H x 1.5 cm Diam.
  • Smallest piece: 1" H x 0.6" Diam.

  • Onyx and 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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Total reviews

62

Verified Reviewer

10/15/2020

"Unique and beautiful"

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This Chinese checkers set is the loveliest one that I have ever seen. I like that it has a nice weight to it. Wonderfully made and packaged very securely!

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10/14/2020

"Family favorite"

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This is a long time favorite game and will be a gift. Beautiful quality.

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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!)

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Verified Reviewer

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.

Best Uses

  • Meditation table

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Verified Reviewer

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.

Best Uses

  • 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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