Isle of Lewis Chess Sets

Isle Of Lewis Black & Anegre Matt Chess Board - Official Staunton™ Chess Company
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Isle Of Lewis Black & Anegre Matt Chess Board

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LEWIS CHESS SET Discovered in 1831 on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland,[1] they may constitute some of the few complete, surviving...

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Isle of Lewis Gift Set with Pieces & Board Box Set - Official Staunton™ Chess Company
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Isle of Lewis Gift Set with Pieces & Board Box Set

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LEWIS GIFT CHESS SET The Lewis set of one of the oldest, most famous and most iconic chess set designs in history. Highly detailed playing pieces, ...

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Isle of Lewis Ivory and Black Chessmen & Mahogany Chess Board - Official Staunton™ Chess Company
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Isle of Lewis Ivory and Black Chessmen & Mahogany Chess Board

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Isle of Lewis Chess Set Matched perfectly with a 19 inch mahogany and maple chessboard  The original Isle of Lewis chessmen are owned and exhibited...

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Isle of Lewis Ivory and Teak Chessmen & Mahogany Chess Board - Official Staunton™ Chess Company
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Isle of Lewis Ivory and Teak Chessmen & Mahogany Chess Board

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Isle of Lewis 3.5 inch chessmen constructed from crushed marble and stone resin mix. Matched perfectly with the 19 inch mahogany chessboard  The or...

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Isle of Lewis Luxury Anegre High Gloss Chess Set - Official Staunton™ Chess Company
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Isle of Lewis Luxury Anegre High Gloss Chess Set

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ISLE OF LEWIS LUXURY SET Discovered in 1831 on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland,[1] they may constitute some of the few complete, ...

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Isle Of Lewis Mahogany &  Anegre Matt Chess Board - Official Staunton™ Chess Company
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Isle Of Lewis Mahogany & Anegre Matt Chess Board

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Discovered in 1831 on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland,[1] they may constitute some of the few complete, surviving medieval chess ...

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Isle of Lewis Mahogany Chessmen & Chess Board - Official Staunton™ Chess Company
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Isle of Lewis Mahogany Chessmen & Chess Board

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Isle of Lewis 3.5 inch chessmen constructed from stone resin mix.  Matched perfectly with the 19 inch mahogany chessboard  The original Isle of Lew...

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Lewis Ivory & Black Chess Pieces - Official Staunton™ Chess Company
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Lewis Ivory & Black Chess Pieces

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Discovered in 1831 on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland,[1] they may constitute some of the few complete, surviving medieval chess ...

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Lewis Ivory & Mahogany Chess Pieces

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Discovered in 1831 on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland, they may constitute some of the few complete, surviving medieval chess set...

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Lewis Ivory & Teak Chess Pieces - Official Staunton™ Chess Company
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Lewis Ivory & Teak Chess Pieces

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In this category, we offer a fine selection of character-themed chess sets featuring the very popular Isle of Lewis Chess Sets. Our collection of Lewis chess pieces and sets are made here in the United Kingdom. Why buy your Lewis set from us? Simply put, all other sets are inferior and mass imported from China!  Rest assured buying your Isle of Lewis set from The Official Staunton Chess Company is crucial if you're looking for a perfect replication of this much sought and popular set. We hope you enjoy our Lewis chess set collection.

  
  • Themed Chess Sets

    What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of luxury chess sets? It is that beautiful marble chess set you once saw fitted with semi-precious stones or was it that metal chess set with its hand-carved sculptures used as chess pieces? Such themed chess sets are usually the most luxurious kinds available on the market. However, keep in mind that there are many other kinds of themes available, such as those representing battle scenes from history, pets, sports figures, etc. If you are more traditionally minded, you may prefer to go with an authentic-looking Staunton chess set, prized for its great looks and affordable prices. The important thing to ask yourself is what purpose your novelty chess sets are going to serve? Do you want something that blends in naturally with your home or something that has a more classic look such as the ones used in competitions? This will help you to make a more informed decision on buying the perfect chess pieces for your chess board.

The Lewis chess set has turned into the second most famous chess piece outline on the planet after Staunton. We are charmed to offer a better than average choice of Lewis sets. We are socking the SAC marked pieces in both full size and small-scale variants, however, the gem in the crown of our scope of Lewis pieces is the National Museum set. These pieces are made in England utilizing a brilliant gum in molds got from laser outputs of the genuine pieces. We have joined our determination of Lewis pieces with an assortment of chess sheets. This has made a lovely determination of Lewis chess sets. The range begins at just shy of fifty pounds and goes up to more than three hundred for our super extravagance Isle of Lewis chess set

One of the latest trends in chess is collecting hand painted chess pieces. This new approach towards the old chess pieces has not only revived the chess industry but has also brought more colour and dynamism to what it was perceived to be a “closed world”. Chess was perfect: elegant through the simplicity of the Staunton style, rigid due to its strict rules, immortal as it resisted the proof of time for so long, elevated due to its selection of players and of course beautiful and fascinating. Yet, the apparition of hand painted chess pieces has signaled the one thing that chess missed and that was its color. When these pieces made their way to collectors, it was the ultimate homage brought to chess.

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Most had painted chess pieces available nowadays are made of high-quality polyresin and have intricate details that will astonish even the most exigent eye. Polyresin is a material made of crushed stone composite. This makes the chess pieces hard and weighty as if made of stone and resistant as if made of plastic.

Various models, starting with figurines suitable for children and ending with scenes from history, are available nowadays. Among the most famous hand painted chess pieces, we should enumerate the Alice in Wonderland hand painted chess set, which contains pieces inspired by the famous children story written by Lewis Carol. This set is a great way of attracting children into the fascinating world of chess. Other similar hand painted chess pieces include farm themed chess sets, Lord of the Rings chess set and Robin Hood chess set. Depending on your child's preferences you can choose one of the above listed themed chess pieces and let the fun begin. You can be sure that Alice will have greater success than a normal queen, while Robin Hood will make a great king in children's vision.

Yet, not only children can enjoy the beauty of hand-painted chess pieces. Fascinating themed chess sets are waiting for adults attention in stores all over the world. By far the most used theme for hand painted chess sets is history. You can find chess pieces showing Alexander the Great in the confrontation with the Indians, or maybe have an insight into the Battle of Hastings. Those looking for something more updated, there are also available hand painted chess sets inspired by the Battle of Waterloo and the long-lasting rivalry between the French and the British. The crusades have also been a source of inspiration for those producing such chess pieces, so it is up to you to choose the chess set which stirs your emotions the most.

The hand-painted chess sets offer great views for those in love with chess. Whether you want them as exhibition pieces or as functional pieces on your chessboard, these vividly coloured pieces with intricate details will put a smile on your face each time you see them. 

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