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Onyx and Marble Chess Set in Black and Ivory (7.5 in.), "Black and Ivory 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 onyx and marble, diligently hand-carving each tile and chess piece to display natural hues of black and ivory.

  • 1.84 kgs
  • 4.1 lbs
  • 18.8 cm H x 18.9 cm W x 0.2 cm D
  • 7.5" H x 7.5" W x 0.1" D
  • Largest piece: 3.6 cm L x 1.5 cm W
  • Largest piece: 1.4" L x 0.6" W
  • Smallest piece: 2.5 cm L x 1.7 cm W
  • Smallest piece: 1" L x 0.7" W

  • Onyx, 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? Yes

Reviews by Customers

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60

Verified Reviewer

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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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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Verified Reviewer

07/17/2020

"Truly beautiful work"

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Its as decorative as it is useful. (We play a lot of board games right now!)

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07/10/2020

"Beautiful, such a fist to someone or yourself."

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These are so dainty and unique. Beautifully made by the Sierra Family. I love the craftsmanship and detail they put into making such lasting art. They have become my go to for gifts. So pleased with Novica as well.

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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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