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Onyx and Marble Chess Set in Brown and Beige (13.5 in.), "Nature's Challenge"

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Equal parts cerebral challenge and handsome home decor,this chess set from Mexico's Sierra family is entirely hand-carved from warm brown marble and translucent onyx. Soft backing on the game board won't scratch the table.

  • 5.80 kgs
  • 12.8 lbs
  • 35 cm L x 35 cm W x 1.8 cm H
  • 13.8" L x 13.8" W x 0.7" H
  • Largest piece: 7.5 cm H x 2.5 cm Diam.
  • Largest piece: 3" H x 1" Diam.
  • Smallest piece: 4.5 cm H x 2.6 cm Diam.
  • Smallest piece: 1.8" H x 1" Diam.

  • Onyx, marble
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Warning: Choking Hazard. Small parts -- not for children under 3 years.
  • Natural stone - some variations in color and/or pattern are to be expected
  • Velvet paper backing
  • Made in Mexico.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Mexicoicon info
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Robin

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01/09/2021

"Checkmate!"

Fabulous chess set that I gave my son for Christmas. He was thrilled with the quality and beauty of this set.

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Nature's Challenge, Onyx and Marble Chess Set in Brown and Beige (13.5 in.)

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Cera

From New England, USA

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06/18/2020

"Beautiful Chess Set"

I bought this set for my daughter for Christmas and it is a beautiful, well made set. She absolutely loved it.

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Nature's Challenge, Onyx and Marble Chess Set in Brown and Beige (13.5 in.)

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Rebecca

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04/03/2020

"Exquisite chess set"

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

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Nature's Challenge, Onyx and Marble Chess Set in Brown and Beige (13.5 in.)

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Lois

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08/01/2022

"Great sculpture"

Well so wonderfully at my art gallery.

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Jo

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07/07/2022

"so much fun"

this is a wonderful game board! it sits right on my fireplace hearth just inviting friends and relatives to challenge me to a game!

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MJHFL

From Florida

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06/10/2022

"Be careful. They are delicate"

These are beautiful. Well crafted and finished. But be very careful - even though they are stone, they are delicate. When I was hanging the last two little ones the star point with the hole/ribbon broke off both of them. Darn! I would replace those two with two bigger ones except that they only come in the assorted set of 6. Still, now that you know this in advance, just be very gentle!

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